Curry compound could fight cancer; Curcumin may kill bowel cancer cells

by drsjbecker on June 14, 2012

A team of British researchers has launched a clinical trial that will look at whether a compound found in curry can improve the drug response in patients with advanced bowel cancer — the third most common cancer worldwide after lung and breast.

It’s a study that will try to improve current bowel cancer treatments which either have a lackluster effectiveness — only about 40 to 60 percent patients respond — or cause severe side effects like tingling and nerve pains, researchers explained in a release.

NY Daily News ( – (Tuesday, May 08, 2012) –


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