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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
It might: Some research seems to show that it may prevent cancer, may slow the spread of it, may make chemotherapy more effective while protecting healthy cells ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Adjunct only: Pretty much anything can do anything in a petri dish, and that's where the "current work" is. Anybody suggesting you try to prevent or treat cancer us ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not tested: It is important to stick to proven treatments for a disease as serious as cancer. If you wish to use curcumin or ginger in addition to conventional t ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Health fraud: The researcher at MD Anderson who published on this is now a proven faker, as his colleagues had suspected for over a decade. The papers have been ret ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience Medical Oncology
NO: Curcumin (turmeric) is a spice that is reported as having anti-inflammatory properties. I have read a few studies that have looked into the possible ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No it is not: There is a lot of non scientific press claining the virtues of curcumin. It has not shown any convincing benefit in treating any of the human cancers ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Much decreased: Non-smokers have much decreased risk of cancer from smoking, but it never returns to the baseline of a non-smoker. More information here: https://www ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Save your money.: No evidence that these do anything and there is no plausible mechanism of action.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Option: I am sorry to hear about your cancer. It sounds like you might be considerably depressed. I would encourage you to be evaluated by a clinical psycholo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Your stool color is likely related to your diet that seems to be intense and might deprive you of needed minerals and vitamins. More serious condition ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Interesting cancer: This is a type of cancer that mostly arises either from the small intestine, pancreas, or lung. They are unusual because some can produce certain hor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Where's the primary?: Neuroendocrine carcinomas tend to be quite aggressive and are often more difficult than the more common cancers arising at the same site. If you can l ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, there is hope!: Small cell cancer can be effectively treated especially if it has not spread into the internal organs. Be sure that your doctor has experience in trea ... Read More

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