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
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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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Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Budwig Diet & their Antitumor Activity

Summary: This is a long post so here is a short summary: Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, proapoptotic, antiangiogenetic, anti-invasion, and antimetastatic properties. Because Omega-3 fatty acids are pushing out of the cancer cells the glutathione much needed for the cancer cell survival, Omega-3 fatty acids can be also combined with chemo and with that increase or enable chemo
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Plerixafor: Exposing Hidden Enemies & Cimetidine: Not Letting Them Hide

In an article published on May 25, 2016 in Science Translational Medicine, the researchers discuss how breast cancer cells are hunting for specific blood vessels that contain a molecule called E-selectin. (Ref.) This molecule exists in specific blood vessels in bone marrow and this is how cancer cells get there. Once they get there, they enter the tissue inside bones
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Propranolol: A “Heart Drug” that Stops Cancer Progression due to Stress

Background: Propranolol is a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys), certain types of tremor, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a heart muscle disease). It is also used to prevent angina (chest pain), migraine headaches, and to improve survival after a heart attack.
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Heparin: Great Value in Cancer Treatment

Background: Heparin is a widely used injectable blood thinner. It is typically administrated as an injection IP (anyone can do it at home) or Intra Venous. It is used to treat and prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (collectively known as venous thromboembolism). According to Wikipedia, Heparin’s normal role in the body is unclear. Heparin
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