December 14, 2016

Apricot Kernels and Ovarian Cancer

Apricot kernels contain vitamin B17, which is also called laetrile. It is used in some alternative medical circles as a way to prevent cancer, including ovarian […]
December 12, 2016

Zeaxanthin and the Prevention of Lung Cancer

Zeaxanthin is a natural substance found in yellow or green vegetables, but especially in leafy green vegetables like spinach and kale. It is also found in […]
December 12, 2016

Wormwood and the Treatment of Cancer

Wormwood contains artemisinin, which is an herbal supplement used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is currently being studied as a treatment for cancer. It is usually […]
December 12, 2016

Withania somnifera and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Withania somnifera is commonly called Ashwagandha, winter cherry, poison gooseberry, and Indian ginseng. It is a plant substance in the nightshade family. It is normally used […]
December 12, 2016

Taurine and the Death of Glioma Cancer Cells

Taurine is an amino acid made by the body for various reasons. It is currently being studied as a way to kill glioma cells, which are […]
December 12, 2016

Suramin Stops Cancer Growth

Suramin is a polyanionic compound whose mechanism of action is unknown. It is normally used in the treatment of African trypanosomiasis. It is currently being studied […]
December 9, 2016

Sulforaphane and the Treatment of Cancer

Sulforaphane is a natural substance found in cruciferous vegetables. It has been studied as an anti-cancer agent. It appears to induce enzymes that deactivate free radicals […]
December 9, 2016

St. John’s Wort and Cancer

St. John’s Wort is called by the common names of goat weed, Hypericum, witches herb, and God’s water plant. Its scientific name is Hypericum perforatum. It […]
December 9, 2016

Is Sodium Selenite Toxic?

Sodium selenite is an inorganic substance that may be toxic to humans and to the environment. They may be genotoxic and may cause cancer. It is […]
December 9, 2016

Sodium Butyrate and its Effect on Cancer

Sodium butyrate is a short chain fatty acid that is normally produced by bacteria in the large intestine. It is an anti-inflammatory substance that induces programmed […]