Massage, acupuncutre ease pain after cancer surgery

April 4, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Cancer

UCSF News – Massage and are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in patients, according to a UCSF study. Read more

Green tea, lingzhi mushroom limit invasiveness of breast cancer

March 4, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

lingzhi, ganoderma lucidum, breast cancerCM NEWS – The complex interaction of anti-canerous substances in mushroom Ganoderma lucidum (, 靈芝 in Chinese, or reishi in Japanese, picture) and green has been shown to suppress progression and invasiveness of metastatic breast cancers, according to a study done at the Research Laboratory, Methodist Research Institute, Indianapolis. Read more

Toxic herb ‘lei gong teng’ can limit tumour growth

February 17, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

CM NEWS – A substance in traditional Chinese herb lei gong teng (雷公藤, Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. f., Radix Tripterygium wilfordii, three-wing-nut) is found to be effective in prohibiting tumour growth in colon cancer and leukemia patients, according to a recently published study completed by the Institute of Hematologic Disease at Zhejiang University, China. Read more

Ancient formula Qiongyugao may fight liver cancer

January 28, 2007  
Filed under Cancer, Liver

fu ling, liver cancer, qiongyugaoCM NEWS – An ancient Chinese herbal formula composed mainly of ginseng (人參), poria (fu ling, 茯苓) and rehmannia (di huang, 地黃) has been found to be able to slow down the growth of tumour of the liver and inhibit the expression of a special protein that appears to participate in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of primary liver cancers. Read more

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