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capsaicin cancer treatment

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
HOT HOT cell suicide: Capsaicin is active ingredient of red chilies found to have some anticancer properties in prostate , lung and other cancers although the evidence is ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Possibly many ways.: This is the active ingredient in chili peppers that causes a burning sensation. It binds to the vanilloid receptor subtype 1 (vr1), which triggers a ... Read More
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Complex biochemistry: One theory is that capsaicin induces apoptosis by generating reactive oxygen species and disrupting mitochondrial transmembrane potential. Also "a po ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
More beneficial!: Cayenne has many proven benefits. Capsacain may be mutagenic to stomach cells but also has anti-cancer properties. One study found increased risk of s ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What is your goal?: Cayenne pepper is high in vitamin A. It also contains vitamins B6, E, C, riboflavin, potassium, & manganese; dilates blood vessels & speeds m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
20 years experience Pain Management
Low Back & Leg Pain: Hello. How long have you had this pain? Does the pain go past your knees? Do you notice more pain with walking over standing or sitting? Bending over ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
More and more word: is used , in addition to the traditional treatments ( like Chemo , radiation ) supplemented with various alternative treatments , herbal medicine , di ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Real Rx, lots of ads: These folks market themselves aggressively to people with newly-diagnosed cancer. Today, most cancer treatments that are not part of research studies ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
It depends: Chemotherapy is very effective for treatment of some cancers. It can be curative in some cases and prolong life in others. However, chemotherapy, du ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Palliative care: Stage 4 cancer, by definition, is not curable. It would depend on the clinical situation, patient choice and expected response to treatment, wether to ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Powerful penetration: Of the three electromagnetic radiation energies , alfa rays hardly pass through a paper, beta rays will penetrate, gama rays are most powerful radiat ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Can need colostomy.: Athis is where the cancer does not go past the muscle layer. Surgery can treat this but there are risks. Surgery can be through the abdomen with or ... Read More

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