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June 20, 2014
Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer
For accessible cancers such as skin, mouth, and vulva, the spice turmeric can be applied in an ointment. Note: there’s an image of ulcerating breast cancer from 3:03 to 3:09 that viewers may find...
March 26, 2014
Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
March 17, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin Reprogramming Cancer Cell Death
The spice turmeric appears to be able to switch back on the self-destruct mechanism within cancer cells.
September 18, 2013
Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction
Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based diet—may prove to have a major impact on patients with cancer because unlike normal tissues, many human tumors require the amino acid...
December 13, 2012
The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc
Plant-based diets may help rheumatoid arthritis by decreasing exposure to an inflammatory compound found in animal products.
December 10, 2012
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
July 11, 2012
Treating Gorlin Syndrome With Green Tea
Gorlin Syndrome, also known as basal cell nevus syndrome, is a rare genetic condition in which one's body becomes covered in skin cancers. An astounding case is reported of a woman suffering from the...
December 27, 2010
Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
A reclassification of tanning beds as a category 1 carcinogen underscores the importance of vitamin D supplementation for those at risk for deficiency.
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