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  • jlpetrie has created a new message board discussion

    Hi, I am wondering if anyone here has tried (or has had a family member try) dandelion root tea? Apparently it has produced good results in individuals with advanced cancers. In fact, there are clinical trials underway at the University of Windsor to explore its usage. In lab settings it triggers aptosis in cancer cells (i.e., kills cancer cells). http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/30-patients-to-test-dandelion-...

    November 05, 2015 view discussion
    • jlpetrie has created a new message board discussion

      Hi, I am wondering if any SCLC patients, survivors or their families can assist. My mother was diagnosed with SCLC in February of this year and has since gone through the standard chemo, chest radiation and PCI. At the time of diagnosis, the tumour appeared to be limited to one lobe. Unfortunately, she has had issues regaining her appetite and strength since this treatment and will need to get stronger before any ad...

      October 28, 2015 view discussion
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      About jlpetrie

      Caregiver, Survivor
      Lung Cancer - Small Cell, Ovarian Cancer

      I am a survivor of ovarian cancer (immature teratoma) and the caregiver for a family member with small cell lung cancer.

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