Saturday, November 22, 2014
Curcumin for Colon Cancer
I think I have Chris' blog on my side bar--but I want to share this article specifically. It's about a comparison study between curcumin and a chemotherapy agent called 5FU. 5FU was a large part of the chemo-cocktail that was proposed to me in 2004 in the wake of my colon cancer diagnosis. I didn't end up taking it--opting instead for a nutritional regime that did include curcumin supplements. It was a gamble at the time--one that seems to have paid off, and Chris' summary of the study explains why that might be the case. I have fallen off the supplements lately, but just ordered the recommended type of curcumin he mentions--have to take the reminders from the universe as they come!