Drugs and Supplements that Block Fermentation and Help Fight Cancer

Energy production inside cells In order to maintain normal function including biosynthesis and transport of molecules across cell membranes, cells require energy (called ATP). There are two “engines” inside the cells that they can use to produce energy: One engine is called (aerobic) respiration. This is the engine that is typically used by the cells
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Making Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs More Effective Against Cancer

Statins and Cancer Dear Friends, I am currently on holiday, travelling and with little access to the computer, but recently I came across interesting information related to the use of Statins to fight cancer, and would like to share that with you as soon as possible. So I decided to allocate a day and consolidate
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A Silver Bullet to Kill Cancer

Background Silver was the most important antimicrobial agent available before the introduction of antibiotics. The natural antibacterial action of silver has been known already since antiquity. The Romans used the effects of the silver for water purification. It is likely that silver nitrate also was used medically because it was mentioned in a pharmacopeia published
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A Drug Made for Animals and Taken by Humans to Treat Cancer: Fenbendazole

From anti-worms to anti-cancer Previously, we discussed on this website the anti-worm drug Mebendazole (Ref.), which based on a good amount of scientific and clinical evidence, shows relevant anti cancer potential. Indeed, there are case reports published in peer review papers showing that Mebendazole can induce anti-cancer response in some aggressive cancers. In the same
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A List of Mitochondria Inhibitors, Disrupting Cancer Cell Function

When looking at cancer as a metabolic disease, mitochondria (the engine of the cell) plays a key role in tumor development (Ref.). As a result, mitochondria inhibitors are important tools to be included in an anticancer treatment strategy. There is vast amount of information available on the web on this subject, so I am not
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Mistletoe: from Christmas Tradition to Cancer Fighting Tool

Background info: Mistletoe is a plant that grows as a parasite in various trees. It is well known as a Christmas decoration, under which lovers are kissing each other. There are various types of Mistletoe species but the name mistletoe typically refers to the Viscum album species. Mistletoe extracts are among the most widely used in
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Gluconeogenesis & How Hydrazine Could Help Fight Cancer and Cachexia

First I will start with the conclusion of this post, also added at the end of the post: Conclusion: Gluconeogenesis is a mechanism that needs to be addressed specifically in advanced cancer patients that are seeing fast loss of body mass. One major way to reduce Gluconeogenesis is via oral administration of Hydrazine. This is a
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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Itraconazole: An Antifungal Drug With Anti Cancer Properties

Background: Itraconazole is a FDA approved drug, developed as an orally administrated antifungal drug, and has been used clinically for many decades with a well-established safety record. It has been used in the prevention and treatment of a broad range of fungal infections, such as aspergillosis, blastomycosis, candidiasis, histoplasmosis, but also in various dermatological and nail infections. Since
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Maraviroc: An anti-HIV Drug that Reactivates the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Introduction: Recently, with the help of a reader of this website (Thank you, Jose!), I came across a very relevant article, Immunotherapy in metastatic colorectal cancer for the first time utilizes the innate immune system, published on the website of the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK). This article describes the results of a recent clinical trial running in Heidelberg, Germany using an
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Citric Acid Inhibits Fermentation

Background:  Update 03 September 2018: Today I became aware of a recent (2017) scientific paper published in Nature, discussing work on Citric Acid performed at Harvard School of Medicine, and concluding the following: “Our data suggests that citrate can inhibit tumor growth in diverse tumor types and via multiple mechanisms. Dietary supplementation with citrate may
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High Dose Vitamin C & Cancer

Background: L-ascorbic acid (C6H8O6), known as Vitamin C, has a variety of functions in humans, some of which are not yet fully understood. It was discovered in 1930 by Albert Szent-Györgyi (Hungarian, half Romanian by descent), who as a result of this discovery received  Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937. Note, that Albert Szent-Györgyi is the same scientist
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Methylglyoxal: Large Response Rate in Very Advanced Stages

Introduction: Methylglyoxal, a molecule also produce by human body, it is one of the substances with an anti cancer potential that stands out. I am enthusiast about it because of the following facts: It has clear science behind supported by a large amount of academic research Its anti cancer potential has been already demonstrated in humans It
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The Anti-Fungal drug Griseofulvin: Like Chemotheraphy but Without its Side Effects

Cellular division: Mitosis is a part of the cell life cycle in which the division of the nucleus takes place so that finally one cell will become two cells. This is the process in which chromosomes in a cell nucleus are separated into two identical sets of chromosomes, and each set ends up in its own nucleus. The
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