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Pembrolizumab-based Immunotherapy’s FDA Approval for Metastatic Squamous Lung Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration this week (end of October 2018) approved the immune system’s checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) as a treatment for people with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSLC), based on the published results that showed Immunotherapy combination reduced

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Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosed

 In this blog article, I will first look at the causal relationship between overdiagnosis and thyroid cancer (Section A). Thereafter, a few recommendation and useful information if one is under treatment (Section B) Section A The Evidence With more than 14

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Gustave Roussy Institute looks into the Metabolic pathway of Cancer

The Gustave Roussy Institute is France’s largest and Europe’s premier integrated cancer centre devoted to patient care and research and teaching. The conference hosts were its Dutch director-general, Alex Eggermont, professor of oncology at Paris-Sud University; and Bernard Escudier, who was

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Rejuvenated Progeria Cells

Innovative researchers from Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) used a new technique to introduce RNA into the DNA of cells taken from patients with progeria, a genetic disease that causes individuals to age at an accelerated rate. (Source) As a result, the

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ASCO 2017: New Advances in Ovarian, Prostate, Lung & Melanoma Treatment Plans With the Institute’s Appraisals

“Science and Society” was the theme of this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50th annual meeting. The meeting showcased  cancer research from around the world. Among other areas of allopathic cancer research, there has been some allopathic advancement in

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Pineapples can significantly help to keep cells happy by both preventing and selectively treating cancer cell growth and proliferation

In this blog-article, i will show that today’s cancer paradigm is not only unsustainable, but continues to be deleterious to most cancer patients’ best interests (Section A). Thereafter, i will show how a simple tropical fruit like pineapple and its

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The Chemo Business model is once again unmasked for what it is : Promoting more malignancy & then proposing more Inhibitors for Bigger Bucks

As Einstein used to say, one of the proofs of insanity is to continue doing the same thing and expecting different results. In this realm or theatre of the Absurd, researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

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MR Imaging: Risks and Benefits

In this article-blog, i will first review the newly discovered dangers that come from MRI’s contrast agents. (Section A) In a second section, I will suggest a few holistic techniques to mitigate and remove these MRI toxins (Section B). Lastly,

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Heterocyclic amine in Animal Flesh and Cancer

  In the 1990s, two international studies found an association between breast cancer, and intake of fried meat and broiled meat, in Finland and Uruguay. In 2000, researchers in Iowa identified the probable culprit: a heterocyclic amine abbreviated PhIP. Heterocyclic

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Pancreatic Cancer Cells Use Neighboring cells & their Micro-Environment Rev-up Their Metabolism

A new study has shown that nutrients provided by neighboring cells drive metabolism in the mitochondria of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells. Indeed, it has been shown that pancreatic cancer cells grow by instructing neighboring cells to provide them with nutrients.

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Cancer Tests: Advanced Cancer Diagnostics, Early Detection and Reliable Monitoring

Conventional “early detection” is based on medical imagery, including, but not limited to Pep scans, mri, xrays, mammograms, biomarkers like psa and hpv pap smear tests and a few other diagnostic tools, most of which are not early and can

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General principles relative to Holistic Health practitioners’ legal protection

First off, it is useful to distinguish between a licensed health care professional and an unlicensed (or non-licensed) one. (Section A) In law, much of our time is spent in the art of distinguishing different status’ or categories. In contemporary

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ACR Institute’s Cancer Cachexia Recommendations

LIFESTYLE GENERALITIES THAT CAN HELP TO BETTER CONTROL CACHEXIA 1. Exercises, walking, 20 minutes of sunlight over body = 20,000 vitamin D units. Our immune cells have the most vitamin D receptors. 2. Good sleep, early, favors Human Growth (HG)

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Glutamic acid, Glutamate, Glutamine, Gluten and Cancer

In humans,  the body is capable of producing its own glutamic acid. It is thus not dependent upon getting glutamic acid from ingested food. Glutamate is glutamic acid to which a mineral ion has been attached. Glutamic acid and glutamine come

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Frankincense: the King of Essential Oils: Boswellic Acids and Cancer

Frankincense oil has been used for thousands of years as a “feel-good” oil. But is has only been since the early 20th century that frankincense and other essential oils have been scientifically examined and used for specific medical targets (Source).

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Differences Between Hodgkin Lymphoma & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Although these two cancer diseases sound similar, there are multiple differences between them, even if they share common pathways. First off, both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are malignancies of a family of white blood cells known as lymphocytes, which help the body fight off

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The Autumn Crocus Flower’s Colchicine Molecule Acts as a Cancer Mitotic-tubulin Inhibitor and a Vascular Disturbing Agent (VDA): the British & French Contributions

In this blog, colchicine, one of the active molecules that comes from the crocus flower, known as  the pink “naked lady”, will be examined for its cancer control and reversal potential. (Section A). Thereafter, colchicine will be looked at from the

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Grapefruits have therapeutic effects for DNA repair, cancer inhibition, insulin resistance and skin photo-aging

With this season’s hot summer, grapefruits are all the more indicated that they have many happy health properties, including the ability to repair DNA mutations (SECTION A),  the capacity to fight cancer (SECTION B) and even the know-how to efficiently deal

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Holistic Oncology’s Cannabis Therapies are Scientifically Proven to be Safe, Efficient and Cost friendly

In this blog article, i will first review some of the evidence of cannabis’ medical value for cancer.  (Section A). Thereafter, i will delve into mechanims. (Section B). Under construction Section A Evidence that Cannabis inhibits specific cancer pathways CBD

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Nobel Prize in Physiology awarded for the discovery of cellular ion gates on the membrane of cells

Thanks to this older, yet underestimated discovery back in 1991, we have been able to better understand  the cell’s  membrane functions, its electrical potential and many related bio-physical mechanisms, including but not limited to ATP production, cellular nutrient intake and

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Conventional Oncology’s Limitations with regard to Immunotherapy: update

  Under construction also drug resistance Section A Limies Only about one-fifth of cancer patients respond to immunotherapies like Keytruda, which is credited with helping Carter survive an advanced form of skin cancer. What makes “responders” different, previous studies in melanoma and lung cancer have suggested, is that

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Polyphenol rich Apples and Green Tea safely and effectively targets VEGF

In a study published last Spring, (1) Paul Kroon and his team at the Institute for Food Research have shown that polyphenols in green tea and apples block a signalling growth molecule called VEGF (2) without causing side effects.  This

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Black Pepper Inhibits Cancer Growth in Multiple Cancers

In this blog-article, after examining the anti-cancer effects of black Pepper (Section A) I will study its mechanisms. (Section B).  Thereafter, I will  assess the efficiency and strength of black pepper insofar as fighting cancer is concerned. (Section C). Text

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Tumor Treating Fields show safety and efficiency for Glioblastoma

Tumor treating fields (TTFields) therapy for cancer treatment is a new, noninvasive, regional anti-mitotic intervention modality. (See Exhibit A, below). It has been approved for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma by the U.S. FDA. (1) It also benefits from the

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Moringa Oleifera is blessed with anti-proliferative and pro-apoptotic anti-cancer properties

Phyto-medicines are both popular and economically necessary in indigenous systems of health-care, if only because indigenous people usually can’t afford to pay for allopathic drugs, high-tech procedures and surgery. Furthermore, there may be medical reasons to prefer this type of

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Stress receptor found to stimulate growth and migration of breast cancer cells

POST UNDER CONSTRUCTION Stress receptor found to stimulate growth and migration of breast cancer cells Monday, September 19, 2011 It’s a common belief that there’s a link between chronic stress and an increased risk of cancer. In new research published

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Published case report: peer-reviewed evidence that cannabis oil is clinically superior to cyto-toxic chemo-radiation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

This published case report memorializes  the success of cannabis extract for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) . There are thousands of published “spontaneous remissions” and anecdotal reports confirming the efficiency of holistic cancer treatments, including cannabis therapy. But few of these cases

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The Mediterranean Diet, Cancer Prevention and Malignancy Reversal via Cellular Redifferentiation

The scientific literature contains thousands of peer-reviewed studies that show the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet (MD) for just about all diseases, including inflammatory illnesses like cancer, Alzheimer and cardio-vascular events. Even though there are many variants of MDs among

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Recent Discovery of a DNA repair enzyme that removes bulky lesions: significance for cancer control

Up until now, Scientists have discovered ten DNA repair pathways, one of which was the object of this year’s Nobel prize in chemistry. In this perspective, Nature just published a piece showing the existence of  yet another DNA repair pathway

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A Low or a High Protein Diet for Cancer ? The evidence

Many allopathic oncologists and even alternative practitioners believe that a high protein diet, including with meat and other animal sources, is healthy, especially for a cancer patient. In this perspective, “paleo” meat-eating scientists often invoke a study from the Journal

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Clinical Evidence on Cancer Cachexia and High Fat Diets

Clinical studies investigating the anti-cachectic effects of high-fat diets for the benefit of cancer patients have been rare, but not nonexistent. In one of the most recent studies, Shukla et al showed that the cachectic phenotype is in part due to metabolic

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Curcuminoids in holistic cancer therapy

Curcumin is a well-known dietary polyphenol derived from the rhizomes of turmeric. The anticancer effect of curcumin has been demonstrated in many cell, animal and human studies for decades. And used successfully across the world for millenia, in particular in

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Evidence that sugar fuels oncogenes and cancer’s growth

Increased glycolysis is  viewed by conventional oncology as a consequence of oncogenic events that drive malignant cell growth and survival. However, there is emerging evidence that increased glycolytic activation is followed by oncogenic development. Regarding this aspect of carcinogenesis, in

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The Calorie restricted Vegan Ketogenic diet (CRVKMD) should be the “gold standard” for all cancers.

ACRI’s caloric restricted whole plant and ketogenic (fat-abundant ( 1) mediteranean  diet (CRVKMD) is a selective combination of what has been shown to be the most safe and efficient in the field of nutritional oncology. It uses only plant-based foods,

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Metformin in Combination with a Ketogenic Diet as an effective Cancer Protocol

Metformin originates from the French lilac or goat’s rue (Galega officinalis, see picture below), a plant used in folk medicine for several centuries including for diabetes and other ailments. Today, the use of Metformin has been shown to decrease the risk

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Potential cancer breakthrough thanks to the Malaria mosquito’s anti-placenta behavior

Malaria mosquitos (1) have been present in cancer research for decades, ever since it was discovered that the high fever malaria produces can trigger an inflammatory response hot enough to “melt”  malignant tumors, which are much more sensitive to heat shock

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Ginger compound is effective and safe against cancer stem cells

PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION A new study published in PLoS confirms the anti-stem cell punch deriving from a pungent component within ginger known as 6-shogaol. The experiment targeted breast cancer cells. As the study’s authors corroborate, cancer stem cells (CSCs) pose

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Honey for cancer ? The ACR Institute’s recommendation

Honey has many benefits, including for cancer control.  A study recently published in the Journal Molecules (Exhibit A below) analysed the role of honey in multiple  cancers. The review identified  different flavonoids and phenolic acids  as the essential anti-cancer compounds

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Black seed oil (Nigella sativa) can be a safe, cost-friendly and effective adjunctive therapy for breast cancer and other malignancies

Notwithstanding the insufficiency of clinical trials data, there nonetheless is evidence that does support the claim that black cumin seed oil and its extract thymoquinone have benefits for various inflammatory diseases including, but not limited to liver cancer, melanoma skin

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Postoperative infection in osteosarcoma patients reverses malignancy

Since last year’s ASCO 30,000 members conference, cancer immunotherapy is coming of age and realigning to what integrative and holistic oncology have argued for centuries. The key to cancer reversals is to be found in the mammalian innate immune system.

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