Tips on Treatments: A List to be Constantly Updated

There are various very important aspects that emerge during our many discussions here, that are finally lost while I find them very valuable. As a result, I created this list in order to make sure we do not loose them. This is a list that will be alive and evolve:     Using antiparasites/antibacterials prior to
Continue reading Tips on Treatments: A List to be Constantly Updated

FDA Places Clinical Holds on Opdivo and Keytruda for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

The recent news are related to combinations of Opdivo (nivolumab) and Keytruda (pembrolilzumab) tested in clinical trials for patients with refractory multiple myeloma. Here is discussed the specific trials that have been halted for: Opdivo (Ref.) Keytruda (Ref.) These drugs are some of the stars-drugs developed by some of the major pharmaceutical companies as part of
Continue reading FDA Places Clinical Holds on Opdivo and Keytruda for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Glucose Absorption Inhibitors to Inhibit Tumor Growth

Background: I am writing this post in the context in which multiple readers and contributors to this website have shown interest in the potential of drugs and supplements that have the capability to inhibit glucose absorption in cancer cells. I am glad to see this interest as I also find this subject very relevant and would like to
Continue reading Glucose Absorption Inhibitors to Inhibit Tumor Growth

Mebendazole: A Cancer Fighting Drug We Find at the Supermarket

Background: Yes, in the European countries Mebendazole can be found on the supermarket shelves. Mebendazole is an anthelmintic drug that has been used since the early 1970s to treat a range of parasitical worm infections, including threadworm, tapeworms, roundworms, and other nematode and trematode infections in humans and domestic animals (Ref.). The drug is among those on the World
Continue reading Mebendazole: A Cancer Fighting Drug We Find at the Supermarket

Your Contribution Needed on Breast Cancer Story from Emad

Dear Friends, On the same line as the post from Ergin, https://www.cancertreatmentsresearch.com/your-contribution-needed-on-ovarian-cancer-story-from-ergin/ I would like to invite you if you could please share here ideas and experience that may be relevant to Emad and his dear mom. Off course, as the disclaimer is also stating, this website is not intended to offer medical advice but to try and
Continue reading Your Contribution Needed on Breast Cancer Story from Emad

Anti Cholesterol Strategy to Fight Cancer

Background So far I wrote several posts that are in a way or another related to cholesterol & cancer, underlying the role of Cholesterol in cancer. More specifically, we have seen that drugs or supplements that reduce or inhibit the absorption, use and/or production of cholesterol in cancer cells, have also the potential to kill cancer cells: Ref. Indeed,
Continue reading Anti Cholesterol Strategy to Fight Cancer

Your Contribution Needed on Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Story from PaulF

Dear Friends, I was recently contacted by PaulF, who kindly asked our help on generating ideas on options that he may consider for his dear sister who was just diagnosed with stage 4 non small cell lung cancer two weeks ago. On the same line as the post from Ergin, https://www.cancertreatmentsresearch.com/your-contribution-needed-on-ovarian-cancer-story-from-ergin/ I would like to invite you
Continue reading Your Contribution Needed on Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Story from PaulF

Amanita Phalloides: Tumors Don’t Like Mushrooms

Background: Amanita phalloides (Agaricus phalloides), also known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous mushroom. It is widely found in Europe and because it looks similar to other mushrooms that are edible, every year there are reports of people dying as they mistake death caps for edible mushrooms (Ref.) This is because toxins from Amanita cause necrosis
Continue reading Amanita Phalloides: Tumors Don’t Like Mushrooms

Taurolidine: A Disinfectant & Inhibitor of Tumor Growth

Background: Taurolidine is a molecule that comprises Taurine (the most abundant free amino acid in the heart, retina, skeletal muscle, brain, and leukocytes). It was first produced in the 1970s by Geistlich-Pharma Inc, designed as a broad-spectrum antibiotic and used in the local treatment of peritonitis. (Ref.) It is effective against both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. (Ref.) Due to
Continue reading Taurolidine: A Disinfectant & Inhibitor of Tumor Growth

Dichloroacetate (DCA): Effective, Cheap & Accessible Drug to Fight Cancer

Background: First, I will start this post by wishing all the readers a Happy New Year full of health for you and your family, and a lot of success in everything you do! I also like to specifically thank to Ann who was the first visitor/friend this year to post a wish to all of us
Continue reading Dichloroacetate (DCA): Effective, Cheap & Accessible Drug to Fight Cancer

Bisphosphonates: Against Skeletal Lesions + Direct Anti-Tumor Action

Background: Many cancers either metastasize to the skeleton or grow primarily within the bone marrow, where this growth frequently leads to hypercalcemia, severe bone pain, skeletal destruction, and pathologic fractures. Indeed, the skeleton is the most common site of metastatic disease, and some of the patients with advanced cancer may develop skeletal lesions (Ref.). Bisphosphonates (BPs)
Continue reading Bisphosphonates: Against Skeletal Lesions + Direct Anti-Tumor Action

Your Contribution Needed on Ovarian Cancer Story from Ergin

Dear Friends, During the past year, this website has grew seriously in terms of number of visitors. Given the type of information discussed here, this website attracts visitors that are well informed regarding treatment options, including medical doctors, scientists, private-clinics owners but also many people like myself, all driven by one of the strongest motivations that a human
Continue reading Your Contribution Needed on Ovarian Cancer Story from Ergin

Thalidomide: From Medical Disaster to Miraculous Cancer Treatment

Background: In 1957, Thalidomide was an over the counter drug used by pregnant women in West Germany, against morning sickness and nausea. Thalidomide, was hailed as a wonder drug that provided a safe, sound sleep. Unfortunately the complete spectrum of Thalidomide’s action were not well understood at that time, and shortly after the drug was brought to the
Continue reading Thalidomide: From Medical Disaster to Miraculous Cancer Treatment

Dimethyl Fumarate: An Anti Psoriasis Drug Works Against Tumors

Background: A recent press release from the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) discuss the results of German researchers who demonstrated that dimethyl fumarate (DMF), a drug used to treat Psoriasis patients can also help in the fight against cancer. This study has been performed on lymphomas and DMF appears to have at least comparable effectiveness and is better
Continue reading Dimethyl Fumarate: An Anti Psoriasis Drug Works Against Tumors