Best Fruits For Cancer Prevention

Best Fruits For Cancer Prevention
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Clinical trials exploring the use of black raspberries to treat cancer and precancerous lesions.

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The best fruits for cancer prevention in general are probably berries, which are considered ideal cancer-preventive agents. In fact, there are now seven clinical trials underway to treat cancer and precancerous lesions with black raspberries, for example—by any means necessary, even if they have to stick them up patients’ butts.

The preliminary results from that study are actually pretty amazing, though. After nine months of treatment, half of their rectal polyps disappeared. Normally, you have to go in and cut them out—but the berries made them just totally regress back into the body.

But, don’t try this at home. They were stuffing so many raspberries up there, 20% of the patients developed rectal fissures. I will spare you the pictures. Therefore, the use of black raspberry suppositories for future trials is “questionable.”

I recommend just eating them—let them take the long way ‘round.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

Image thanks to Jack Letourneau via flickr

Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video.

The best fruits for cancer prevention in general are probably berries, which are considered ideal cancer-preventive agents. In fact, there are now seven clinical trials underway to treat cancer and precancerous lesions with black raspberries, for example—by any means necessary, even if they have to stick them up patients’ butts.

The preliminary results from that study are actually pretty amazing, though. After nine months of treatment, half of their rectal polyps disappeared. Normally, you have to go in and cut them out—but the berries made them just totally regress back into the body.

But, don’t try this at home. They were stuffing so many raspberries up there, 20% of the patients developed rectal fissures. I will spare you the pictures. Therefore, the use of black raspberry suppositories for future trials is “questionable.”

I recommend just eating them—let them take the long way ‘round.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

Image thanks to Jack Letourneau via flickr

Nota del Doctor

For more on the connection between fruits and cancer prevention, check out:
Cranberries versus Cancer
Clinical Studies on Açaí Berries
Which Fruit Fights Cancer Better?
Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer

And check out my other videos on cancer

For more context, check out my associated blog posts: Preventing and Treating Kidney Failure With Diet, and Raspberries Reverse Precancerous Lesions.

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