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For which cancer is Eggs beneficial for?

Mar 24, 2022

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Nutrition is the single most effective tool which cancer patients can control for managing cancers like BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia or Acute Lymphoid Leukemia – hence it is important to identify those Foods and Supplements which are scientifically recommended for you. A frequently asked question is if foods like Eggs are beneficial for cancer and along with which treatments? There is a mis-conception that all plant-based foods are good for all cancers and all of them are equal in terms of their benefits or their lack of. The reality is that some plant-based foods will be better than others for a specific type of cancer, treatments and other conditions. So Eggs benefits will vary and the answer is contextual.

For example, grapefruit with certain medications is not recommended. Also spinach with some blood thinning medications can cause adverse interactions and hence intake should be reduced. For cancer, nutrition which includes food and supplements are important decisions which need to be made.

So are there types of cancer where Eggs has more benefits? Yes! Eggs is beneficial for Acute Lymphoid Leukemia patients taking Vincristine treatment. But has adverse interactions for BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia patients on Pazopanib treatment.

For Acute Lymphoid Leukemia along with Vincristine – biochemical pathways like Cell Cycle (Mitotic Cell Cycle), PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (MTOR Signaling), MAPK Signaling and WNT Betacatenin Signaling are potential drivers of the disease. Eggs has active ingredients which can manipulate these biochemical pathways to reduce the disease drivers and hence are scientifically beneficial. But for BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia along with Pazopanib – biochemical pathways like TGFB Signaling (TGFBR Signaling), Growth Factor Signaling (FGFR Signaling), MYC Signaling, Chemokine Signaling and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling) are potential drivers of the disease. Eggs has active ingredients which can increase disease drivers like TGFB Signaling (TGFBR Signaling), Growth Factor Signaling (FGFR Signaling), MYC Signaling, Chemokine Signaling and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling) and hence intake should be reduced.

Similarly, eating Eggs can have scientific benefits for healthy individuals who have a gene mutation in CDKN2A which suggests potential risk of cancer. This is because of biochemical pathways DNA Repair (Transcription-Coupled Nucleotide Excision Repair), P53 Signaling, Cell Cycle (Proliferation), DNA Repair (Global Genome Nucleotide Excision Repair) and Stem Cell Signaling. But reduce intake of Eggs when at genetic risk of cancer due to mutation of gene CREBBP due to its manipulation of biochemical pathways Histone/Protein Acetylation causing cancer drivers to increase.

The takeaway being – for BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, Acute Lymphoid Leukemia and other cancers individual conditions can influence if foods like Eggs are recommended or not. As conditions like ongoing treatments, supplements, habits and other conditions change; the nutrition plan must be re-designed and personalized. Whether BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia or Acute Lymphoid Leukemia or other cancer types -, current treatments and supplements, age, gender, weight, height, lifestyle and genetic conditions are also key decision factors for creating a personalized nutrition plan.



Why is the choice of foods important for cancer?

Foods like Eggs typically contain more than one active ingredient at varying concentrations. Each of these active ingredients like Vitamin D3 has a unique molecular biological mechanism of action. Cancer like most diseases is driven by specific biochemical pathways and molecular interventions of the pathway can be beneficial or create adverse interactions. Hence for BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, Acute Lymphoid Leukemia and other cancers there is a need to personalize which foods and supplements to take and regularly evaluate if foods like Eggs are recommended or not.

Eggs for Acute Lymphoid Leukemia taking Vincristine treatment and eggs for  BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia along with Pazopanib treatment

So some of the example questions one may have related to Eggs can be: Is Eggs beneficial for me? Should I eat it when at genetic cancer risk due to mutation of gene CREBBP? Should I eat Eggs when a mutation of a gene CDKN2A is identified? Should I eat Eggs when diagnosed with BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia? Should I eat Eggs when diagnosed with Acute Lymphoid Leukemia? Should I eat Eggs when on Pazopanib treatment? Should I continue eating Eggs if my treatment changes from Pazopanib to Vincristine? Are the implications of taking Eggs in Acute Lymphoid Leukemia the same as BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia? And so on.

Eggs and cancer

Eggs have been used worldwide to support the nutritional needs of human societies.The egg yolk also contains bioactive compounds, including lutein, zeaxanthin, and vitamin D.

Eggs contains many active ingredients like Vitamin D3, Linolenic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Lutein, Oleic Acid and many other Bioactives at different concentrations. The molecular pathways which are regulated by Eggs include TGFB Signaling (TGFBR Signaling), Growth Factor Signaling (FGFR Signaling), Cell Cycle (Mitotic Cell Cycle), PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), Histone/Protein Acetylation and many others. These cellular pathways directly or indirectly influence cancer molecular endpoints like growth, spread and death. Because of this biological relationship – for cancer, choosing foods like Eggs and supplements is an important decision to be made. And not necessarily the same food choices are scientifically best for all individuals.

Include Eggs in my nutrition?

The answer to the question “Which Foods to Eat” and “Which Foods to Reduce Intake of” is dependent on multiple factors. Just like the same treatment does not work for every cancer patient, based on individual context the Eggs may have scientific benefits or have adverse interactions. Along with which cancer – the ongoing treatments, supplements, lifestyle habits, height, weight, allergies and food preferences are all factors influencing answers to the question.

1. Any benefits of Eggs for BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia with Pazopanib treatment?

BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia is known to have mutations in gene like RUNX1, ASXL1 and ABL1 and others which together cause biochemical pathway changes in TGFB Signaling (TGFBR Signaling), Growth Factor Signaling (FGFR Signaling), MYC Signaling, Chemokine Signaling and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling). A cancer treatment like Pazopanib has molecular action on a unique set of biochemical pathways . The treatment intent is to have a good overlap with the cancer driving pathways and reduce the disease drivers. In such conditions foods which can scientifically cancel out the treatment effect by reducing the overlap between the cancer driving pathways and treatment are candidates for reducing intake of or completely avoid. For example – in the case of BCR ABL Negative Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia and treatment Pazopanib – Eggs is not recommended. Eggs impacts pathways or processes like TGFB Signaling (TGFBR Signaling) and Growth Factor Signaling (FGFR Signaling) which can negate the effects of the treatment.

2. Any benefits of Eggs for Acute Lymphoid Leukemia with Vincristine treatment?

Acute Lymphoid Leukemia is defined and driven by specific genetic mutations like NRAS, KRAS and CREBBP leading to biochemical pathway changes in Cell Cycle (Mitotic Cell Cycle), PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (MTOR Signaling), MAPK Signaling and WNT Betacatenin Signaling. Also treatments like Vincristine have molecular action on a unique set of biochemical pathways. Eggs should be considered for Acute Lymphoid Leukemia while on Vincristine treatment. Eggs impacts pathways or processes like Cell Cycle (Mitotic Cell Cycle) and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling) which can either reduce drivers of Acute Lymphoid Leukemia and/or improve Vincristine treatment effect.

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3. Any benefits of Eggs for gene CREBBP associated cancer genetic risk?

Many companies offer gene panel tests for evaluating genetic risk to different cancers. These panels cover genes like CREBBP and many others associated with high prevalence cancers of breast, ovary, uterus, prostate and gastrointestinal system and others. The intent of the genetic testing of CREBBP is for diagnosis and/or to find out any potential risk factors for cancer. CREBBP mutation causes biochemical pathways or processes like Histone/Protein Acetylation to get impacted. Cancer molecular endpoints like apoptosis, proliferation and spread are impacted by pathways like Histone/Protein Acetylation. Intake of foods like Eggs should be reduced when there is a mutation of CREBBP for risk of Follicular Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Eggs impacts pathways or processes like Histone/Protein Acetylation and creates adverse effects with CREBBP mutation.

4. Any benefits of Eggs for gene CDKN2A associated cancer genetic risk?

CDKN2A is also one of many genes available in panels for cancer risk testing. CDKN2A mutation causes biochemical pathways or processes like DNA Repair (Transcription-Coupled Nucleotide Excision Repair), P53 Signaling, Cell Cycle (Proliferation), DNA Repair (Global Genome Nucleotide Excision Repair) and Stem Cell Signaling to get impacted. Cancer molecular endpoints like apoptosis, proliferation and spread are impacted by pathways like DNA Repair (Transcription-Coupled Nucleotide Excision Repair), P53 Signaling, Cell Cycle (Proliferation), DNA Repair (Global Genome Nucleotide Excision Repair) and Stem Cell Signaling. Intake of foods like Eggs should be considered when Skin cancer and Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma risk is identified due to gene CDKN2A mutation. Eggs impacts biochemical pathways or processes like DNA Repair (Transcription-Coupled Nucleotide Excision Repair) and P53 Signaling associated with genetic risk to CDKN2A mutation.

* Other Factors Included Like BMI, Lifestyle Habits, Treatments

In Conclusion

Personalized nutrition planning for cancer can inform if foods like Eggs are recommended or not. Nutrition is the single most effective tool which cancer patients can control and nutrition decisions are dependent on questions like “Is Eggs beneficial for me?”

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