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Which Foods and Supplements to Avoid for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Nov 21, 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 NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 Cabbage and Onion are recommended when undergoing Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma. But Basil and Blueberry are recommended when treatment changes to Larotrectinib. 

Similarly D-limonene supplements are recommended with Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma. But Vitamin E supplements are recommended when treatment changes to Larotrectinib. So always personalize your nutrition to your cancer gene mutations and other factors.



What is NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma is one of the different subtypes of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. In this subtype of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, mutations or overexpression of genes called NTRK1/2 are detected. The defects or aberrations or mutations in these genes can either drive cancer (tumor promoters) or remove brakes on cancer progression (tumor suppressors).  NTRK1/2 gene mutations are prevalent in cancer Hepatocellular 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 NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Why Are Some Foods Recommended in the Diet for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Foods and Supplements contain different active ingredients which manipulate different molecular pathways relevant to cancers such as NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, cancer pathways or processes like Inflammation, MYC Signaling, Heat Stress Response, Inositol Phosphate Signaling, RAS-RAF Signaling, Extracellular Matrix Remodelling, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling, Hypoxia, Microtubule Dynamics, Small Molecule Transport, MAPK Signaling, Growth Factor Signaling and Glucocorticoid Signaling 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/diet for cancer such as NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Foods and Supplements to take and avoid for  NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Recommended Foods

Cabbage: Cabbage contains active ingredients like Benzyl Isothiocyanate, Vitamin B3 and Indole-3-carbinol. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Benzyl Isothiocyanate manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Cabbage are recommended as part of the diet along with treatment Entrectinib for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Onion: Onion contains active ingredients like Ajoene, Myricetin and Diallyl Disulfide. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Ajoene manipulates the molecular pathways like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Onion are recommended as part of the diet along with treatment Entrectinib for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Reduce Intake of These Foods

Jicama:  Jicama contains active ingredients like Folic Acid, Vitamin C and Retinol. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 Jicama when undergoing Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Swiss Chard:  Swiss Chard contains active ingredients like Kaempferol, Ferulic Acid and Folic Acid. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Heat Stress Response is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Kaempferol manipulates the molecular pathways like Heat Stress Response so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid or reduce the intake of foods like Swiss Chard when undergoing Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Which Supplements To Avoid with Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

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

Silymarin: Silymarin contains active ingredients Silibinin. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Silibinin manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Silymarin supplements when undergoing Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Caffeine: For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Caffeine manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Caffeine supplements when undergoing Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Should I take this Nutritional Supplement with Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

D-limonene:  For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. D-limonene manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to cancel these disruptions. Hence D-limonene supplements are recommended with Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Vitamin C:  For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Vitamin C manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to cancel these disruptions.  Hence Vitamin C supplements are recommended with Entrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

For NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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.

Example Foods to Eat with Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Recommended Foods

Basil: Basil contains active ingredients like D-limonene, Eucalyptol and Linalool. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. D-limonene manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Basil are recommended along with treatment Larotrectinib for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Blueberry: Blueberry contains active ingredients like Caffeic Acid, Myricetin and Gallic Acid. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Extracellular Matrix Remodelling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Caffeic Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like Extracellular Matrix Remodelling so as to cancel the disruption. Hence, foods like Blueberry are recommended along with treatment Larotrectinib for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Reduce Intake of These Foods

Chervil:  Chervil contains active ingredients like Folic Acid, Linoleic Acid and Vitamin C. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Extracellular Matrix Remodelling is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Folic Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like Extracellular Matrix Remodelling so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid or reduce the intake of foods like Chervil when undergoing Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Jackfruit:  Jackfruit contains active ingredients like Betulinic Acid, Citric Acid and Linoleic Acid. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Heat Stress Response is also disrupted and drives the cancer. Betulinic Acid manipulates the molecular pathways like Heat Stress Response so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid or reduce the intake of foods like Jackfruit when undergoing Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Which Supplements To Avoid with Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

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

Coconut:  Coconut contains active ingredients Beta-sitosterol, Capric Acid and Lauric Acid. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Glucocorticoid Signaling and Heat Stress Response are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Beta-sitosterol manipulates the molecular pathways like Glucocorticoid Signaling and Heat Stress Response so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Coconut supplements when undergoing Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Chitrak:  Chitrak contains active ingredients Plumbagin. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Heat Stress Response and Microtubule Dynamics are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Plumbagin manipulates the molecular pathways like Heat Stress Response and Microtubule Dynamics so as to disrupt them further. Hence avoid Chitrak supplements when undergoing Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Should I take this Nutritional Supplement with Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Vitamin E:  For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Vitamin E manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to cancel these disruptions. Hence Vitamin E supplements are recommended with Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Chaga Mushroom:  Chaga Mushroom contains active ingredients Betulin, Betulinic Acid and Ergosterol Peroxide. For NTRK+ Hepatocellular Carcinoma, along with other pathways, Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling are also disrupted and drive the cancer. Betulin manipulates the molecular pathways like Growth Factor Signaling and MAPK Signaling so as to cancel these disruptions.  Hence Chaga Mushroom supplements are recommended with Larotrectinib treatment for NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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 NTRK+ Hepatocellular 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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