"Why do doctors make nutrition for cancer seem like it doesn't matter?"
Most medical institutions teach few, if any, courses on nutrition. Back in 1980, less than a quarter of medical schools required a single course on nutrition. By 1981, we were up to 32%, then back down to 27% by 1984. Today, only 25% of medical schools offer a minimum number of hours on nutrition.
That means you can learn more about nutrition in one weekend than a doctor can in five years. Even though most chronic diseases are diet-related, doctors are still not taught nutrition.
Our number one killer in the world is heart disease. A plant-based diet is the only thing proven to reverse it. Animal products are a big reason why many more people have cancer. Risk factors include IGF-1, heterocyclic amines, heme-iron, saturated fat, and more.
The medical school focuses mostly on drugs and surgical procedures. Pharmaceutical companies control the curriculum in medical schools. These companies make billions of dollars per year on drugs. They make a killing by offering cholesterol-lowering drugs to heart patients. Or insulin to people with diabetes or chemo to cancer patients.
These treatments cause additional side effects. So that leads to more medications to manage those symptoms, which means even more profit.
If doctors taught their patients how to eat well, they wouldn't need any more medication. Drug companies have to make sure that patients know nothing about prevention or go out of business.
Hospitals run like businesses.They need customers like any company. That is why they crave sick people. Hospitals get paid per patient. That is why hospita..