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Cancer – Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Serum Tocopherol Levels and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Posted October 6, 2013

In a nested, case-control study examining the association between prediagnostic serum tocopherol levels measured in 271 subjects with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and 538 matched controls and risk of NHL, the authors found U-shaped associations between NHL and total tocopherols, which consisted primarily of alpha-tocopherols (ORs=0.41, 0.52, 0.39, 0.78, for the 2nd and 5th quintiles, as compared to the 1st) and alpha-tocopherols.

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Vitamin D Fights Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer and Lymphoma – Study

Posted August 28, 2012

A new study in Cancer Causes and Control suggests that maintaining a high level of serum vitamin D may help fight a variety of malignancies including breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer and lymphoma. Previous studies suggest taking vitamin D supplements may fight prostate cancer as well.

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Vitamin D Insufficiency Linked With Lymphoma Prognosis

Posted September 4, 2010

In patients with a recent diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, or 25(OH)D, predict poorer event-free and overall survival, researchers say. They don’t know yet whether normalizing vitamin D levels would improve these outcomes.

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Breaking Research: Vitamin K Protects Against Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Posted June 1, 2010

There has been research done recently at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, that shows that people who have a high dose of Vitamin K in their daily diets could lower their risk of developing NHL (Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma). And, there are several ways that you can get more Vitamin K in your diet.

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New research: vitamin K protects against non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted May 15, 2010

Non-Hodgkin lymphomas belong to a large group of immune system cancers involving lymphocytes (white blood cells). In 2009, according the National Cancer Institute (NCI) about 65,980 Americans were diagnosed with this form of cancer and almost 20,000 died from the disease. But now scientists at the Mayo Comprehensive Cancer Center in Minnesota think they’ve found a way to prevent a huge number of these malignancies. The key is a nutrient found in many leafy, green vegetables — vitamin K.

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Seaweed Extract May Hold Promise For Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment

Posted March 14, 2010

Seaweed extract may eventually emerge as a lymphoma treatment, according to laboratory research presented at the second AACR Dead Sea International Conference on Advances in Cancer Research. Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system and is classified into Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s types, which are then further classified into B-cell and T-cell groups.

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Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Protect Against Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in African Americans

Posted March 1, 2010

In a prospective study involving more than 215,000 Caucasians, African Americans, Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans and Latinos, aged 45-75 years, results indicate that higher dietary vitamin D intake may be associated with a reduced risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) in African Americans.

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Grape Seed Extract Kills Laboratory Leukemia Cells, Proving Value Of Natural Compounds

Posted January 4, 2009

An extract from grape seeds forces laboratory leukemia cells to commit cell suicide, according to researchers from the University of Kentucky. They found that within 24 hours, 76 percent of leukemia cells had died after being exposed to the extract.

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Too sick to work? Need health care? Take a number

Posted December 27, 2008

Master toolmaker John McClain built machine parts with details so small they couldn’t be seen with the naked eye. Then a lump on his neck turned out to be cancer

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Would You Tolerate This Abuse?

Posted November 12, 2008

Americans needlessly die while scientific discoveries that could save their lives remain trapped in bureaucratic red tape. There is a solution to this travesty. Allow free market innovation into the health care arena, and the development of new medical therapies will progress as rapidly as other technologies.

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