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Which Foods and Supplements to Avoid for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma?

Oct 8, 2021

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No two cancers are the same and neither should your nutrition be. When diagnosed with cancer or at risk of cancer – one immediate question is “What Should I Eat Differently Starting Now?” and “Which Supplements Should I Take and Avoid”. The answer is “It Depends”. It depends on which genetic mutations your tests identified. It depends on which cancer, which ongoing treatments and supplements. It depends on your age, weight, height, lifestyle, allergies and habits. The answer to “What Should I Eat Differently” and “Which Supplements Should I Take and Avoid” for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma also requires understanding of how the food and supplements included in your diet manipulate the molecular pathways which are relevant for cancer and interactions with your treatment.

Internet search to find answers will never be personalized to your cancer type such as PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma and lifestyle conditions. Cancers are driven by biochemical pathways and therefore the answers to nutrition questions have to be based on molecular science irrespective of whether one understands it or not.  

For example foods like Tomato and Bamboo are recommended when undergoing Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma. Similarly Alpha Lipoic Acid supplements are recommended with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma. So always personalize your nutrition to your cancer gene mutations and other factors.



What is PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma?

PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma is one of the different subtypes of Endometrial Carcinoma. In this subtype of Endometrial Carcinoma, a gene called PIK3CA is either overexpressed or downregulated or mutated in the indication. The defects or aberrations or mutations in these genes can either drive cancer (tumor promoters) or remove brakes on cancer progression (tumor suppressors). PIK3CA gene mutations are prevalent in cancer Endometrial Carcinoma. You can visit NIH for information on the prevalence of genetic mutations across cancers. (Reference: Steven N Hart et al, Hum Mutat,. 2020

Diet for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma

Why Are Some Foods Recommended in the Diet for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma?

Foods and Supplements contain different active ingredients which manipulate different molecular pathways relevant to cancers such as PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma. Genetic mutations and cancer conditions cause specific molecular pathways to become disrupted. Hence, those foods and supplements are recommended which do not disrupt those molecular pathways further and instead reverse the disruption. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, cancer pathways P53 Signaling, NFKB Signaling, Amino Acid Metabolism, Vitamin Metabolism, Cell Cycle, MYC Signaling, Replication Stress, Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition, DNA Repair, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling, Oxidative Stress, Apoptosis, Cell Survival, Hypoxia, JAK-STAT Signaling, MAPK Signaling, Vitamin D Signaling, Growth Factor Signaling, Angiogenesis and Small Molecule Transport get disrupted. Choose those foods and supplements which contain active ingredients which cancel the molecular pathways disruption. Those supplements which interact with the treatments and disrupt the cancer molecular pathways further should be avoided.

The nutrition for cancer such as PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma depends on the type of cancer, treatments and supplements being taken (if any), age, gender, BMI, lifestyle and any genetic information available. 

Example Foods to Eat with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma

Foods and Supplements to take and avoid for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma

Recommended Foods

Tomato: Tomato contains active ingredients like Glucaric Acid, Citric Acid and Lupeol. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Glucaric Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Tomato are recommended along with treatment Cyclophosphamide for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Bamboo: Bamboo contains active ingredients like Beta-sitosterol, Citric Acid and Linoleic Acid. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Beta-sitosterol manipulates the molecular pathways like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Bamboo are recommended along with treatment Cyclophosphamide for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Reduce Intake of These Foods

Parsnip:  Parsnip contains active ingredients like Folic Acid, Ferulic Acid and Linoleic Acid. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Folic Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid or reduce the intake of foods like Parsnip when undergoing Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Spinach:  Spinach contains active ingredients like Citric Acid, Linoleic Acid and Folic Acid. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Oxidative Stress is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Citric Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like Oxidative Stress so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid or reduce the intake of foods like Spinach when undergoing Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma avoid these foods and supplements!

Foods to Eat After Cancer Diagnosis!

No two cancers are the same. Go beyond the common nutrition guidelines for everyone and make personalized decisions about food and supplements with confidence.

Which Supplements To Avoid with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma?

Unlike foods, supplements are high concentrations of active ingredients and hence important to understand the interactions with the treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Silymarin: Silymarin contains active ingredients Silibinin. For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Silibinin manipulates the molecular pathways like Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Silymarin supplements when undergoing Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Caffeine: For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, P53 Signaling and Vitamin D Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Caffeine manipulates the molecular pathways like P53 Signaling and Vitamin D Signaling so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Caffeine supplements when undergoing Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Should I take this Nutritional Supplement with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma?

Alpha Lipoic Acid:  For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Alpha Lipoic Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress so as to cancel these disruptions. Hence Alpha Lipoic Acid supplements are recommended with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

Vitamin B2:  For PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Oxidative Stress is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Vitamin B2 manipulates the molecular pathways like Oxidative Stress so as to cancel these disruptions.  Hence Vitamin B2 supplements are recommended with Cyclophosphamide treatment for PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

In Conclusion

Nutrition/diet which includes food and nutritional supplements is an effective tool which is controlled by you, while facing cancer such as PIK3CA+ Endometrial Carcinoma.

What food you eat and which supplements you take is a decision you make. Your decision should include consideration of the cancer gene mutations, which cancer, ongoing treatments and supplements, any allergies, lifestyle information, weight, height and habits.

The nutrition planning for cancer from addon is not based on internet searches. It automates the decision making for you based on molecular science implemented by our scientists and software engineers. Irrespective of whether you care to understand the underlying biochemical molecular pathways or not - for nutrition planning for cancer that understanding is needed.

Get started NOW with your nutrition planning by answering questions on the name of cancer, genetic mutations, ongoing treatments and supplements, any allergies, habits, lifestyle, age group and gender.

Foods to Eat After Cancer Diagnosis!

No two cancers are the same. Go beyond the common nutrition guidelines for everyone and make personalized decisions about food and supplements with confidence.


Cancer patients often have to deal with different chemotherapy side effects which affect their quality of life and look out for alternative therapies for cancer. Taking the right nutrition and supplements based on scientific considerations (avoiding guesswork and random selection) is the best natural remedy for cancer and treatment related side-effects.


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