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A study in mice at the University of Alberta showed that "DCA induces apoptosis, decreases proliferation, and inhibits tumor growth, without apparent toxicity." In 2010, a small human trial on 5 cancer patients and 49 samples of tissue was conducted. The results were encouraging, and DCA "appeared to extend the lives of four of the five study participants"
show a reduced occurrence of total cancers
There was also a significant reduction in total cancer mortality (−50 %),
Dietary selenium prevents chemically induced carcinogenesis in many rodent studies.
100 µg of selenium, and 20 mg of zinc) resulted in a 30% reduction in the incidence of cancer and a 37% reduction in all-cause mortality
there is evidence selenium can help chemotherapy treatment by enhancing the efficacy of the treatment, reducing the toxicity of chemotherapeutic drugs, and preventing the body's resistance to the drugs.
drugs, such as taxol and Adriamycin, were more toxic to strains of cancer cells when selenium was added.
It has been shown to possess cancer-preventive and cytoprotective activities in both animal models and humans.
in the light of the recent clinical trials the potential benefits of selenium supplementation in tumor patients are becoming obvious, even though further research is needed.
California's counties have health services programs for uninsured adults who cannot afford care. This fact sheet gives an overview of the county programs, while attachments provide both summaries and an interactive spreadsheet. Read more: www.chcf.org...