Tag Archives: Cancer

Anti Cancer Properties of Plant Flavonoid Luteolin

Luteolin is a flavonoid which is found in abundance in celery and in lesser amounts in other vegetables and fruits. The flavonoid has been revealed in a laboratory environment of having anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties but outcomes from epidemiological research have been less positive.[1] Research now reveals that luteolin has the ability to restrict… Read More »

The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine

Marcia Cross, actress best known for her work on the hit television show Desperate Housewives, recently revealed that she is being treated for anal cancer, which is seen in less than 1% of cancer cases each year. The actress wanted to share her story, not only to raise awareness of this rare cancer, which may… Read More »

Mouth microbes and colorectal cancer

by Leigh MacMillan (AdobeStock) Chronic inflammation and periodontal disease caused by certain microbial species in the mouth — part of the oral microbiome — have been suggested to play a role in colorectal cancer development. Yaohua Yang, PhD, Jirong Long, PhD, and colleagues investigated the association of the oral microbiome with colorectal cancer risk among participants… Read More »