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    Kirsten West

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    Integrative Cancer Support

Dr. Kirsten West, RND, ND, LAc, FABNO has recently co-authored an article about Treating Cancer with Curcumin. Below you can read the abstract and view the complete article in PDF format. Abstract Oncologists tend to avoid the use of supplements during chemotherapy. To understand the safety issue, a literature review was conducted to evaluate the safety and possible benefits of taking curcumin during chemotherapy. Curcumin was chosen because...
By Stephen Parcell, ND, RND In a study on elite athletes with persistent fatigue 27% were found to have chronic viral infections. Viral illness as a cause of long term fatigue often goes undetected unless specific blood work is requested. In this study eight of 37 athletes tested (22%) were actively secreting Epstein Barr virus (EBV) into their saliva at the time of testing. The detection of EBV shedding suggests immune dysregulation and may c...
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    Kirsten West

  • Category:

    Integrative Cancer Support

Below an abstract from medical liturature on the benefits of mistletoe on chemotherapy resistant lung cancer cells. Phytomedicine. 2017 Dec 1;36:183-193. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2017.09.017. Epub 2017 Sep 29. Mistletoe (Viscum album) extract targets Axl to suppress cell proliferation and overcome cisplatin- and erlotinib-resistance in non-small cell lung cancer cells. Kim S1, Kim KC2, Lee C3. Author information Abstract BACKGROU...
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    NatureMed

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    Integrative Cancer Support

According to this Harvard researcher higher testosterone may be protective against prostate cancer and low levels may increase risk. I have to say that in my experience this is true. Steve Parcell, RND, ND  ...
We recently purchased one of these machines and are currently enrolled in an FDA study on pain. While researching the treatment in detail I found a number of studies on its use in lymphoma. Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) (also known as Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation or UVBI) has been used for the treatment of advanced stage or treatment refractory cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) since 1987, and more recently has also been shown...