Brain Tumor Alt Med: Curcummin

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Brain Tumor Alt Med: Curcummin

by mbanat on Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:19 PM

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Has anyone tried Curcummin on for brain tumor?

I have a slow progressing brain Tumor (stage II, Astrocytoma) and I have been taking it for 5 months.  Still progressing "slowly"...

Anyone?

p.s. I am taking the supplement as a capsule given that it has to be mixed with Black pepper fruit extract to be effective 

Thank you

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by siblingof on Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:33 PM

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We use it as turmeric all the time in cooking, with black pepper to activate. GBM4, at 21 months' survival as of today.

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by mbanat on Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:56 PM

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Thank you.  Hope he gets better and better.

But I assume he's not necessarly doing well because of that exclusively.   

Need you to know that it has to be taken with little fat to be effective.  One small spoon of olive oil does the trick.  Also, three times a day is the right dose (tests on mice showed that only 1500 mg of that is truly effective)

I found some on amazon that does exactly that.

I am just not sure how long it takes, and if it's effective on BRAIN tumors

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by mollie924 on Sat Sep 08, 2012 01:05 AM

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I try to put tumeric in as many meals as I can but do not use the supplements. Never sure if the supplements have the active ingredients they say they have since they are not regulated.

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by mbanat on Mon Dec 10, 2012 08:40 AM

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Update, 

You do not need fat (like the very nice olive oil) with curcummin.   

I would go with the pills not the cooking.  Because the proven researched results assumes you take DAILY dose of 1500 MG of curcumin along with black pepper before you can see results

So going without pills is hard (at least for me).  do cook with it on the side nonetheless, it can be only better.

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by Genevieve123 on Mon Dec 10, 2012 09:58 AM

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Hi,

Somebody who may be worth contacting would be Kevin who owns Bobby's Healthy Shop in Exeter, Devon. I am sure you can email him. He helped to cure his three year old's incurable stage 4 neuroblastoma, by persuading the doctors to give his son chemo every five days, but only whilst he was on a nutritional and supplemental regimen that would support his body throughout the treatment.  I may have mentioned this story below.

Cancers can only thrive in an acidic body. Carbs turn to sugar and cancer loves sugar. Curcumin 4000 in supplemental form is very good to take, but as with any cancer one has to bombard it with the good stuff.  Any cooked food becomes acidic. Raw foods are generally alkaline and one can get a acid / alkaline food chart on line.  www.goodhealthnaturally.com offer good advice on supplements. Avoid caffeinated drinks, as these prevent your body absorbing Vitamin D.

Curcumin should always be taken in the largest doses when going through any radiotherapy as this protects from burning and helps prevent / reverse DNA damage done by it. (Never take whilst on chemo though - Google "Curcumin + Cancer).

If my cancer comes back again I would definitely, amongst other things, start juicing according to the Jason Vale Juicemaster recipes advised for cancer patients (see his website for A-Z of ailment recipes).

See YouTube "phkillscancer.com" and buy some PH stix on line from PH Health and monitor your PH levels. Once you get your levels up to 8.0 - 8.5 then the cancer cannot survive.

Also I have read of brain tumours being cured by eating 30 bitter apricot kernels per day (10 x 3 times per day). A naturally occurring cyanide causes cancer cell death but leaves healthy cells alone.  Far Infrared Saunas also give off a heat that kills off cancer cells.  German alternative clinics use heat to kill cancer.  Get out in the sunshine, without cream, and get some Vitamin D, or at least supplement with Vitamin D3.

Sorry, have already probably mentioned all this previously, but just in case you missed it. 

Good Luck.

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by jazzkool on Thu Jan 03, 2013 02:02 PM

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My son has a Grade 2 Anaplastic astrocytoma.  Second op performed in June 2012.   I have purchased Biocurcumin from the Life Extension Foundation, and I hope he is taking it.  LEF.com has a number of supplements that they recommend you take and I have purchased a number of them for him.  Reminds me I have to find out if he is out of the drug.  I am not sure he will purchase the supplements with own funds. 

His Grade II is the worst of the types of grade II astrocytomas so I am really worried that the next tumor will come back as a Grade III or a GBM.  My wife died with a GBM over six years ago. 

Look up Ben Williams on the internet.  He is 15 year survivor of GBM and has listed supplements he has taken and continues to take to ward off the return of the GBM.  Even after 15 years, he is worried about its return.

Much luck with your Stage II. 

 

 

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by SarahGrey on Thu Jan 03, 2013 09:15 PM

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On Sep 07, 2012 10:19 PM mbanat wrote:

Has anyone tried Curcummin on for brain tumor?

I have a slow progressing brain Tumor (stage II, Astrocytoma) and I have been taking it for 5 months.  Still progressing "slowly"...

Anyone?

p.s. I am taking the supplement as a capsule given that it has to be mixed with Black pepper fruit extract to be effective 

Thank you

Please do a little more research before starting this.  (i.e. your treatment(s) and any interaction the turmeric might have with it.)  I found out it may highly interfere with Temodar.  Just be safe and make sure anything you do to "help" isn't actually going to "hurt."  Good luck!

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by mbanat on Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:52 PM

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Having done some research in between the time I wrote this and today, I have found so much about so many things that can be done.  They start with simple proper diet decisions, and end with others like Curcummin

I have got all that knowledge from my nutritionist, one that specialized in cancer. 

I would love to share everything I know, but plenty of what she has given me is in fact dependent on the stage of the tumor, location, symptoms you're trying to resolve.

I also recommend reading "Anti Cancer".  It's a great book, full of research data and it's written well.  You would still to work with someone to learn which of what's written there fits you

Some are pretty clear and I wished any of the doctors I met had told me, like cutting down on bread (white especially) and going for green tea three times a day and kissing that processed sugar goodbye 

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by mbanat on Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:05 PM

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Did I mention that my latest test shows no progression :)

No radio, no chemo - and I do NOT mean that I won't do them if I doctors say I should, even at this stage NOR do I mean that alternative medicine is not an ally of modern medicine

When you're at stage II, you "may" have more choices to try other things before going for chemo.  Reason being that research has shown so far that chemo and radio do not make a difference in the life expectancy for the patient on the long run.  Doctors opt to go for these if it helps in decreasing the symptoms

I have two doctors in Amman (Jordan, in cancer centers), Canada (cancer research center) and the U.S. (good specialized doctor in New York) and I recently got a consultation from Cleveland in the UK...

Their recommendations are not aligned.  Having heard from Cleveland at last, their answer on why there are differences in opinions is related to the fact that at stage II, there is not enough evidence based conclusions based on research as to what is the best next step.  So the "protocol" within each center or hospital is individualized (and sometimes personally individualized)

 

 I think all my doctors are doing their best.  Grade II is very tricky bussiness.  The good news is that there are ongoing researches but did not conclude.  Tried to get initial readings but I was not successful :)

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