Curcumin in Curry Can Help Ward Off Bowel Cancer

IAS News 21 May 2012 | 1 Comment

In an ongoing study conducted by researchers at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital in the UK, curcumin, a chemical found in curry has found to ward off bowel cancer in many patients.

Although, the chemical has yet to be tested for its ability to kill cancer cells, the anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties of curcumin have well established its ability to treat arthritis, dementia and certain other forms of cancer.
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide after lung and breast cancer. It is also one of the worst forms of cancer, which in case of metastasis becomes extremely difficult to treat.

In light of this, “the prospect that curcumin might increase the sensitivity of cancer cells to chemotherapy is exciting”. This could mean that lower doses of chemotherapy would be required, which in turn will cut down the risks associated with chemotherapy and increases the duration and efficiency of the treatment.
For complete information, please read the full report on the finding here.

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One Response on “Curcumin in Curry Can Help Ward Off Bowel Cancer”

  1. Mavrick says:

    This shows real exrpetise. Thanks for the answer.

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