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Melatonin could help prevent growth of breast cancer tumors

Posted February 25, 2014

New research from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit suggests that breast cancer rates may be increasing due to lack of melatonin production in today’s sleep deprived, light stimulated generation.

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The New Must-Have Addition To Your Anti-Cancer Regimen

Posted February 19, 2014

Many people would be amazed to know the extent to which a host of natural nutrients that have been scientifically validated to prevent, treat and halt the metastatic spread of some of the most invasive cancers. But one nutrient just gave the scientific community a surprise.

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Whether You Want to Prevent or Treat Tumors These Powerful Nutrients Boost Your Fight Against Cancer

Posted February 16, 2014

While pharmaceutical companies search for the next cancer-fighting drug, scientists in Japan and China may have already found it. They have developed extracts made from natural substances that have no side effects, help prevent cancer, and are beneficial in both conventional and integrative therapies. One Japanese extract is so effective against various tumors that it’s considered to be a drug covered by the Japanese healthcare plan.

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Curcumin inhibits pituitary tumor cell proliferation, induces apoptosis

Posted December 10, 2013

There is probably no traditional Asian herb that is studied more in modern western medicine laboratories than curcumin, the active ingredient of the spice turmeric. This article focuses on a study that investigated using curcumin for an unusual tumor growth in the pituitary gland called pituitary adenoma. It is considered benign, because there has been no evidence of pituitary adenomas spreading beyond the pituitary gland.

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Sea cucumber extract kills 95 percent of breast cancer cells and shrinks lung tumors

Posted October 15, 2013

A new study has shown that sea cucumber extract kills up to 95 percent of breast cancer cells, 90 percent of melanoma cells, 95 percent of liver cancer cells and 88 percent of lung cancer cells in vitro. The extract also stimulates the immune system against cancer and impedes key processes required for metastasis. While the science behind this is very new to Western medicine, the sea cucumber has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries.

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Sugar Helps Scientists Find and Assess Prostate Tumors

Posted August 18, 2013

natural form of sugar could offer a new, noninvasive way to precisely image tumors and potentially see whether cancer medication is effective, by means of a new imaging technology developed at UC San Francisco in collaboration with GE Healthcare.

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Bufalin, a component in Chansu, inhibits proliferation and invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Posted July 22, 2013

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common and aggressive cancer, and the treatment options are limited for patients with advanced HCC. Bufalin, the major digoxin-like component of the traditional Chinese medicine Chansu, exhibits significant anti-tumor activities in many tumor cell lines. In the present study, we investigated the effect of bufalin on the inhibition of an AKT-related signaling pathway, and examined the relationship between regulatory proteins and anti-tumor effects in hepatoma cells.

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Syzygium campanulatum korth methanolic extract inhibits angiogenesis and tumor growth in nude mice

Posted July 11, 2013

Syzygium campanulatum Korth (Myrtaceae) is an evergreen shrub rich in phenolics, flavonoid antioxidants, and betulinic acid. This study sought to investigate antiangiogenic and anti-colon cancer effects of S.C. standardized methanolic extract.

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Eating Right, Exercise May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Reduce Risk of Aggressive Tumors

Posted June 29, 2013

Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) have published the first study on adherence to eight World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) lifestyle recommendations and aggressive prostate cancer that shows a significantly decreased risk of highly aggressive prostate cancer associated with closer adherence to the recommendations. The recommendations provided desirable ranges of body mass index, physical activity, foods of low caloric density (under 125 kilocalories per 100 grams of food), fruits and non-starchy vegetables, salt, legumes and unrefined grains, and red meat consumption.

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Omega-3 fatty acid compound found to halt cancerous tumor growth and metastasis

Posted June 25, 2013

Mainstream media sources continue to trumpet headlines about the decline in cancer rates leading many to believe that modern medicine has conquered this devastating disease through a systematic regimen of slashing, burning and poisoning. Yet nearly 1.7 million people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year and more than 550,000 will die from the number two killer of men, women and children. These statistics should not be surprising as millions of unsuspecting individuals continue to avoid lifestyle modifications that have been shown to dramatically lower the risk of cancer.

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