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1 year ago
Is Carboplatin used for breast cancer?
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1 year ago
It is used to treat advanced stage breast cancer
The information given above is for Carboplatin which is the active ingredient of Carboplatin.
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1 year ago
Can birth control pills cause breast cancer?
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1 year ago
Some studies show that birth control pills may increase the risk of breast cancer in women undergoing long-term hormonal therapy (10 years or more); however, the results remain controversial.
The information given above is for Contraception which is the active ingredient of Contraception.
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1 year ago
Are apples good for cancer?
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1 year ago
Studies show an apple contains 10% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C and fiber. Also, enriched with dietary fiber it has been found to lower cancer risk and aid weight management. Surprisingly, the peel of the apple contains 80% of anticancerous products (quercetin and triterpenoids). Research also shows that Apple was found to be beneficial in lowering the risk of colorectal cancer specifically.
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1 year ago
Can avocados prevent cancer?
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1 year ago
Avocados are a rich source of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, which is responsible for blocking the intestinal absorption of certain fats. As per research, avocatin B, a type of fat found in avocado, is found to combat acute myeloid leukemia (a rare cancer). It also serves as a source of potassium and beta- carotene that are beneficial in promoting immunity.
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1 year ago
Is Metformin useful in treating or preventing breast cancer?
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1 year ago
Metformin is seen to be useful in the treatment and prevention of cancers especially breast cancer in research studies. As high insulin levels are known to increase the risk of cancer, Metformin decreases cancer cell growth by decreasing insulin and blood glucose levels. However, its use in treating breast cancer is not yet approved.
The information given above is for Metformin which is the active ingredient of Metformin.
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1 year ago
How does papaya help fight cancer?
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1 year ago
Studies suggest that papaya pulp is enriched with carotenoids, beta-carotene, and lycopene. Lycopene being highly reactive towards free radicals serves as an effective cancer agent. Lycopene has been found to be protective against prostate cancer. It has been found to induce cancer cell death and has shown anti-metastatic activity. Enzymes from papaya were found to destroy proteins that provide protection to the tumors and were effective against cervix, breast, liver, lung, and pancreas cancer.
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1 year ago
Are sunflower seeds good for cancer?
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1 year ago
Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble antioxidant that is required to be taken along with fat for better absorption by the body. Since sunflower seeds contain fatty acids, the Vitamin E is easily absorbed. Vitamin E and other antioxidants found in sunflower seeds prevent the cell from undergoing oxidative damage and repair cell membranes thereby cutting down the risk of cancer. Selenium present in the seeds also helps prevent breast cancer.
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1 year ago
Do grapes help prevent cancer?
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1 year ago
Grapes are a rich source of resveratrol, a potent phytochemical linked with reduced levels in cancer, heart disease, and stroke. They are also a rich source of ellagic acid which provides protection to the lungs against environmental toxins.
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1 year ago
Is eating pomegranate good in cancer?
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1 year ago
Pomegranate is packed with antioxidants, and regular consumption of pomegranate juice has shown to prevent prostate cancer, and prevent all types of cancers from spreading. It has been found to reduce the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels too (which generally increase in cancer patients). Recent research has also shown the benefits of pomegranate juice in patients suffering from breast cancer. Enriched with polyphenol antioxidants which inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors and the anti-inflammatory properties, pomegranate helps in reducing the size of tumors too.
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1 year ago
Do berries help prevent cancer?
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1 year ago
Berries such as blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are often the most commonly recommended fruits to fight cancer. Berries, a rich source of antioxidants, are also abundant in proanthocyanidin antioxidant, phenols, zeaxanthin, lycopene, cryptoxanthin, and lutein. They have been found to increase the overall immunity of the body and also neutralize the free radicals damaging the cells and therefore prevent cancer.
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1 year ago
Is kiwi a cancer fighting fruit?
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1 year ago
Enriched with cancer fighting antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E, lutein, and copper, the kiwi fruit has been found to be of great benefit across several disease areas. High vitamin C content plays an important role in preventing free radical damage, thereby reducing cancer risk.
The information given above is for Cancer which is the active ingredient of Cancer.
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1 year ago
Can cherries help prevent cancer?
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1 year ago
Cherries are a rich source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. The high content of antioxidants also provides cherries their rich dark color. Phytochemicals such as quercetin provide the fruit their antioxidant property and fight cancer. They have been found to be beneficial in lowering the risk of cancers such as colorectal, mouth, pharynx, and lung cancer.
The information given above is for Cancer which is the active ingredient of Cancer.
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