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A 66-year-old male asked:

Avemar powder for cancer?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Possibly: Although not a replacement for conventional, evidence based cancer treatments, fermented wheat germ extract looks safe and may have real anti-cancer efficacy: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3179707/.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Fermented wheat germ: This is a nutritional supplement with some good nutrients that's cheap to make and sell to support cancer patient nutrition in some countries. The websites suggest that this is "clinically proven" to actually affect but for animal and human work, there are only a few preliminary studies in obscure journals. The ads seem misleading and i'd be reluctant to reward people like this with my money.
Last updated Mar 12, 2020
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