Mannose impairs tumour growth and enhances chemotherapy

Mannose impairs tumour growth and enhances chemotherapy Mannose impairs tumour growth and enhances chemotherapy Tumours use more glucose than normal, healthy tissues. However, it is very hard to control the amount of glucose in your body through diet alone. In this study, the researchers found that mannose can interfere with glucose to reduce how much…

Taste and Smell disorders in Chemotherapy alleviated by Lactoferrin Supplementation

Taste and Smell disorders in Chemotherapy alleviated by Lactoferrin Supplementation Taste and Smell disorders in Chemotherapy alleviated by Lactoferrin Supplementation Research shows that daily lactoferrin supplementation elicits changes in the salivary protein profiles in cancer patients – changes that may be influential in helping to protect taste buds and odor perception. Wang, Aili & Duncan,…

Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer

Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer Results from some of the first studies to examine hemp’s ability to fight cancer show that it might one day be useful as plant-based treatment for ovarian cancer. KY Hemp-induced Modulation of Ovarian Cancer Cell Metastasis: Sara Biela, Annie Wang, and…

Eating Nuts may dramatically improve Colon Cancer outcomes

Eating Nuts may dramatically improve Colon Cancer outcomes   Those who regularly consumed at least two, one-ounce servings of nuts each week demonstrated a 42% improvement in disease-free survival and a 57% improvement in overall survival. Nut Consumption and Survival in Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance). Journal of Clinical…

Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage

Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage Researchers in an attempt to understand why Cancers will hold onto sugar yet not use it as fuel discovered that Cancer Cells use sugar as a sort of voltage regulator. 1. Ca2 -dependent demethylation of phosphatase PP2Ac promotes glucose deprivation–induced cell death independently…

Berry gives cancer therapy a boost

Berry gives cancer therapy a boost Berry gives cancer therapy a boostResearchers discover that blueberry when combined with radiation therapy increase it effectiveness from 20% to 70% in vitro. Quote:  “Radiation decreased cancer cells by approximately 20 percent. Interestingly, the cell group that received only blueberry extract had a 25 percent decrease in cancer. However,…

Fired for Helping a Young Cancer Patient

Friday, May 16, 2014 PHILADELPHIA (CN) – The University of Pennsylvania Hospital fired a radiation therapist for helping the mother of a pediatric cancer patient – an Eagles fan – get in touch with the football team to try to boost the girl’s spirits, the fired worker claims in court. Julianne Anttell sued the Trustees…

‘Prostate cancer test has been misused for money’ Claims Pathologist Richard Ablin who discovered the PSA antigen 40 years ago

“Many men get treated unnecessarily – and risk life-altering side effects including impotence and incontinence” Pathologist Richard Ablin discovered the PSA antigen 40 years ago. He says it should never have been used as a cancer screening tool for all men Your book condemns the use of PSA for cancer screening. What do you hope…

NLST data highlight probability of lung cancer overdiagnosis / overdiagnosis rate for bronchioloalveolar lung cancer was 78.9 percent

Contact: Shawn Farley PR@acr.org 703-648-8936 American College of Radiology NLST data highlight probability of lung cancer overdiagnosis with low-dose CT screening Philadelphia, PA—Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a…