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FAQ on TCM for Cancer Treatment

Cancer is the leading cause of death in China, with over 2.8 million deaths annually and over 4.2 million new cases each year. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for thousands of years. It’s understanding of cancer was fundamentally different from the modern concept of cancer. Opportunities and obstacles…...

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Research on TCM for Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy treats many types of cancer effectively. But it is also notorious for causing side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, etc. These treatment side effects lower the quality of life for the patients, and make the survivorship of cancer even harder. What’s worse, patients may have to stop…...

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New Breakthroughs in Omega-3 Research

Anne Li                                 September 27th, 2015   Omega-3 fatty acids, in particular the long-chain fats eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) found abundantly in oily fish, continue to shine as nutrients that promote health…...

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Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Anne Li                         March 8th, 2015   A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital –…...

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Signal Protein May Control Prostate Cancer Growth

Researchers are focusing on effects the signal protein has on controlling the growth of blood vessels could be used to suppress tumors in prostate cancer. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibits vascular growth which is then able to deprive the tumor of its necessities to enlarge. If successful the new drug could be used as a long-term…...

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Parthenogenetic Snakes May Cure Cancer

Recently, a professor at Tulsa College in Oklahoma made a breakthrough linking parthenogenetic snakes to curing ovarian cancer. Each year, over 14,000 women die of ovarian cancer, which also makes it one of the leading cancers in the US. Though the link between parthenogenetic snakes and ovarian cancer isn't certain,…...

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3 Breakthroughs in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Recently, three breakthroughs have aided in the fight against breast cancer; three being chemoprevention, detection of circulation tumor cells and scintimammography. The main technology used in chemoprevention is Fenretinide,  synthetic retinoid derivative, that is believed to reduce the chances of developing breast cancer. Scintimammography uses slightly radioactive tracer to further investigate…...

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Stem Cell Treatments Aides in New Breakthroughs in Leukemia

Noelle Frey, an assistant professor of Medicine and an oncologist at Penn's Abramson's Cancer Center, has recently demonstrated a new T-cell engineering technique on treating patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This gene transfer technique is able to train patient’s own T cells to target and kill the cancerous B…...

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