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Curcumin was posted 10/29/2011 07:30 pm by Janet
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Curcumin potentiates antitumor activity of Gemcitabine in an orthotopic model of pancreatic cancer through suppression of proliferation, angiogenesis, and inhibition of NF-ęB-regulated gene productsKunnumakkara AB, Guha S, Krishnan S, Diagaradjane P, Gelovani J, Aggarwal BB. Cancer Research 2007, 67(8):3853-61

Piperine increases the bioavailability of curcumin by inhibiting glucuronidation

Recommendations for Cancer:

If you have cancer, please consider curcumin for yourself as following regimen: 1 g/day for week one; if no side effects then, 2 g/day for week two; if no side effects then (can be split into three separate doses). 4 g/day for week three; if no side effects then (can be split into three separate doses). 8 g/day for week four; for eight weeks (can be split into three separate doses).

After 8 weeks, if no improvement is noted, curcumin is less likely to do anything for you.

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