Immune system ‘trainable’, door opens for cancer vaccine: study

December 26, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

Mayo Clinic release – An international team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic have designed a technique that uses the body’s own cells and a virus to destroy cancer cells that spread from primary tumours to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system. In addition, their study shows that this technology could be the basis for a new cancer vaccine to prevent cancer recurrence. Read more

Lingzhi can fight prostate cancer

December 15, 2007  
Filed under Cancer, Men's health

lingzhi, reishiCM NEWS, AFP – Israeli scientists claim that a wild mushroom, used in traditional Chinese medicine for a century, could treat prostate cancer, the University of Haifa said. Read more

How does ginseng kill cancer cells?

June 21, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

CM NEWS – Ginseng, a herbal medicine used extensively for centuries in oriental medicine including Chinese, Korean and Japanese as a general tonic to promote longevity can be effective in combating cancer, diabetes, stress, fatigues and oxidants. These effects of ginseng are mainly attributed to a group of compounds called ginsenosides, which recent studies indicate that they might act in a similar way as steroid hormones. Read more

Ginseng, flaxseed may fight cancer, but shark cartilage worthless, studies say

June 2, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

AP – The first scientific tests of some popular alternative medicine products hint that American might lessen fatigue and that might slow the growth of prostate tumours. Read more

Combined Western-traditional medicine could boost cancer treatment: expert

April 22, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

AP – Western science and traditional Chinese medicine could be combined to enhance treatment of and other diseases, an oncology professor told a medical forum. Read more

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

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