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Does aloe vera help to treat or prevent cancer?

Does aloe vera help to treat or prevent cancer? Aloe vera is a succulent plant that is used in traditional medicine. The clear gel from its leaves can be put on the skin as a moisturizer and to treat burns. Some have attempted to inject aloe vera into your body as an alternative cancer therapy, but this can cause severe side effects including death however, Emodin which is a substance from aloe was tested and it showed that it can stop the growth of liver cancer cells. Check our video out now on our Youtube channel to find out more about

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Does AHCC help against cancer?

Does AHCC help against cancer? Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) are a group of chemicals that are taken from mushrooms and turned into a supplement. People take this supplement to help their immune system and to treat cancer. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking AHCC. Talk to your doctor if you’re taking doxorubicin (a form of chemotherapy) and ondansetron (a medication used to decrease nausea and vomiting) as part of your cancer treatment because AHCC may decrease the effects of these medications. AHCC increased antitumor synergistic effects with gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer cell. Gemcitabine is a type of chemo

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How should you use the information we provide about health?

How should you use the information we provide about health? This recording is for general health information only and to not be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment of any health condition or problem. if you are watching us, do not rely on information provided in this recording for your own health problems. This recording does not provide warranties nor express or imply representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, comparative or controversial nature, or usefulness of any information contained or referenced in these recordings. ICRM does not assume any risk whatsoever for your use of

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Does Pau d’arco help against cancer?

Does Pau d’arco help against cancer? Pau d’arco is derived from a tree native to South America that is used as a tea in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments. Pau d’arco has anticancer activities in laboratory studies, but these effects have not been shown in humans. Small studies showed that Pau d’arco may help prevent oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer from radiotherapy. Mucositis is a type of inflammation of the mouth. Modern preparations in the form of oral tablets are marketed as dietary supplements to treat cancer. Pau d’arco induces apoptosis in cancer

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Does Perillyl Alcohol help against cancer?

Does Perillyl Alcohol help against cancer? Perillyl alcohol is a natural substance isolated from the essential oils of lavender or peppermint. Laboratory evidence suggests that it interferes with the dividing cells in several types of cancers including pancreatic, lung, colon, and liver cancers, but these results have not yet translated into benefits in humans. In clinical trials, oral POH did not benefit patients with prostate, ovarian, or breast cancers. POH is also in preclinical development as part of a new drug to improve the effects of temozolomide which is one type of chemo treatment for a type of aggressive brain cancer called

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Does Pao pereira help against cancer?

Does Pao pereira help against cancer? Pao pereira is a tree native to South America. Pao pereira is also marketed in supplemental form as an alternative anticancer treatment. However, its safety and effectiveness has not been determined in humans. In preclinical studies, the bark extracts enhanced carboplatin effects, which is a type of chemo in ovarian cancer cells. It also suppressed the growth of prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer cells and inhibited pancreatic cancer stem-like cells. Email us at info@icrmc.org and check out our home website www.icrmc.org at the Institute of Cancer Restorative Medicine to tell us about any dietary

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