December 13, 2016

Dichloroacetic Acid and Cancer

Dichloroacetic acid or DCA is sometimes known as bichloroacetic acid or BCA. It is an analog of acetic acid. It is currently being studied as a […]
December 13, 2016

3 Bromo Pyruvate depletes ATP in Advanced Cancers

3 Bromopyruvate or 3 BP and its alkaline form, bromopyruvate, are brominated derivatives of pyruvic acid. They are synthetic drugs. One research article (1) discussed 3 […]
December 13, 2016

2 Deoxy Glucose and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer Cells

2 Deoxy glucose or 2 DG is a glucose molecule in which the 2 hydroxyl group has been replaced by a hydrogen atom so that it […]
October 14, 2016

Dichloroacetic Acid and its Carcinogenic Behavior

Dichloroacetic acid or DCA is a chlorine disinfection byproduct found in the water supply. It has been investigated as a possible carcinogen in a mouse and […]
October 13, 2016

3-Bromopyruvate and the Treatment of Cancer

3-bromopyruvate or 3 BP is a chemical that has been evaluated for the treatment of cancer. 3 BP is believed to fight cancer because it acts […]
October 13, 2016

2 Deoxy Glucose and the Treatment of Breast Cancer

2-Deoxy-glucose (2 DG) is a form of sugar that has recently been studied as a way to treat breast cancer stem cells. Breast cancer comes from […]
August 26, 2016

2-Deoxy-Glucose and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

2-Deoxy-Glucose is a natural substance that has been studied along with metformin as a treatment for prostate cancer. Apparently, the combination of the two agents together […]
July 20, 2016

2-Deoxy-Glucose in the Treatment of Cancer

Cancer cells metabolize glucose differently than healthy cells. It is also called the “Warburg Effect.”  When the cancer cells use glucose as part of metabolism, anaerobic […]