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Doctor insights on: Does Butchers Broom Herb Cause Cancer

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What is this herb that can cure cancer?

What is this herb that can cure cancer?

It didn't happen: Please forgive me. I've been examining claims like these for decades and they are never true. Either the person never had cancer (often it's just a "lump in the throat" from being sad), or they were cured by conventional means but wanted to believe in magic, or the person is dead and this is a fantasy or a cynical hoax. Or the person making the claim doesn't exist. I'm sorry. ...Read more

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How could herbs help cancer if they reduce inflammation?

How could herbs help cancer if they reduce inflammation?

May help: If local inmflammation is reduced there is a concept that an inflammasome or inflammatory process initiates the process to malignant transformation. In addition certain plant products have had an effect on cancere. Taxol (paclitaxel) comes from the ewe tree. Mistletoe has a beneficial effect on breast cancer and in sold as a drug in europe. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are alternative natural herbs for bone cancer?

Can you tell me if there are alternative natural herbs for bone cancer?

See a doctor: If you are not happy with your oncologist feel free to seek a second or even third opinion. If a reputable oncologist recommends herbs by all means try it. But when facing a possibly deadly cancer i would not rely on herbs recommended by a friend, or quack or late night infomercial. Cancer is constantly researched and reviewed so that mds know what works. Take what's proven, not what's hoped 4. ...Read more

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Are l-theanine and rhodiola rosea ok together? I was looking on "About Herbs" however is that resource only for cancer patients or any type of patient

Are l-theanine and rhodiola rosea ok together? I was looking on "About Herbs" however is that resource only for cancer patients or any type of patient

Yes: These are safe and if they have any interactions that are known, they will not threaten your health. Use these only as an adjunct. If you are interested in this stuff, get into a relationship with a local, evidence-based holistic practitioner because you're going to have more questions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What herbs kill ovarian cancer stage 3 c. Had hystetectomy and 6 rounds of chemo and there are still very small nodules?

What herbs kill ovarian cancer stage 3 c. Had hystetectomy and 6 rounds of chemo and there are still very small nodules?

No Standard: There are no standard guidelines nor adequate research to answer your question. However, dr. Keith block is a well known figure in the arena of integrative medicine in cancer care where you may find some answers. http://www.blockmd.com. ...Read more