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Cooked Green Vegetables, Dried Fruit, Legumes, and Brown Rice Associated with Fewer Colon Polyps

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating legumes at least three times a week and brown rice at least once a week was linked to a reduced risk of colon polyps by 33 percent and 40 percent respectively, according to Loma Linda University research recently published in Nutrition and Cancer. High consumption of cooked green vegetables and dried fruit was also associated with greater protection, the study shows.

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Different Fruits And Vegetables Affect Cancer Risk In Different Parts Of Bowel

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating more apples is linked to lower risk of distal colon cancer, brassicas like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts are linked to lower risk of cancer in both the proximal and the distal colon, while on the other hand, drinking more fruit juice appears to raise the risk of rectal cancer, according to new research from Australia published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

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Anticancer activity of an extract from needles and twigs of Taxus cuspidata and its synergistic effect as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil

Posted April 30, 2012

Botanical medicines are increasingly combined with chemotherapeutics as anticancer drug cocktails. This study aimed to assess the chemotherapeutic potential of an extract of Taxus cuspidata (TC) needles and twigs produced by artificial cuttage and its co-effects as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).

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In Malnourished Cancer Patients, Oral Nutritional Interventions Improve Nutritional Intake And QOL

Posted April 30, 2012

Oral nutritional interventions help increase nutritional intake and improve some aspects of quality of life (QOL) in malnourished cancer patients or those who are at nutritional risk, but do not effect mortality, according to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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Genetic differences may affect vitamin E cancer relationship

Posted April 30, 2012

The effects of vitamin E status on the risk of prostate cancer may be modulated by genetic differences in enzymes that control oxidative stress, according to new research. Writing in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers investigated the associations between serum vitamin E (alpha- and gamma- tocopherols), their effect on oxidative stress regulation, and the risk of prostate cancer.

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Eating Miracle Fruit During Cancer Treatment: Add Miraculin

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating Miracle Fruit during cancer treatment is a potential solution for chemo-induced loss of taste sensation. Recent research shows that scientists now know exactly what is happening with our taste receptors when the Miracle Fruit is eaten. The Miracle Fruit is proposed by some doctors as having potential as a new food sweetener for people who are undergoing cancer treatment and can be added to a list of suggested foods for cancer patients who need a little added zest to their compromised palates.

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Vitamin E and B-Carotene May Influence Cancer Risk in Male Smokers

Posted April 30, 2012

The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, primary cancer prevention trial in which participants were assigned to 1 of 4 supplementation groups based on a 2 x 2 factorial design: vitamin E; beta-carotene; both; or placebo.

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Vitamin B and omega-3 supplementation and cancer: new data

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers from the Nutritional Epidemiology Joint Research Unit have just published a study showing that, in men with a previous history of cardiovascular pathologies, supplementation with B vitamins and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids did not significantly increase the occurrence of cancer.

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New cancer imaging technique uses vitamin C to detect more aggressive tumours

Posted April 30, 2012

Cancer research UK scientists have developed a new imaging technique that uses vitamin C to detect cancers likely to be more aggressive or resistant to treatment, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

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Cannabis oil is a highly efficient natural cancer cure

Posted April 30, 2012

Ever since the mid 70s, medical scientists have been well aware of the beneficial effects of cannabinoid compounds over cancerous cells. Thanks to modern science, over a dozen studies conducted during recent years have been able to partially reveal just how it works. Yet cannabis is still not endorsed by pharmaceutical companies as a cancer cure, and since it is not promoted through mainstream channels, very few people are aware of its benefits. Consequently, it is not sought after as an alternative to disfiguring chemotherapy and other harmful drugs.

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