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Lung Cancer Curcumin

Curcumin and Alternative Lung Cancer Treatment Research Brief.

Curcumin is a yellow substance of turmeric, a common Indian spice which is derived from the rhizome of the curcuma longa plant. Many studies have demonstrated that curcumin has anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.


Laboratory non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) study  found curcumin enhanced the effectiveness of carboplatin. [i]

Drug manufacturers, hospitals and universities are developing synthetic versions of curcumin for prescription lung cancer treatments.[ii]

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[i] Experimental Biology and Medicine (Maywood). 2015 Feb 25. Pii Curcumin sensitizes human lung cancer cells to apoptosis and metastasis synergistically combined with carboplatin. Kang JH1, Kang HS1, et al.  

[ii] Journal of Biochemical Molecular Toxicology. 2015 Feb 12. doi: 10.1002/jbt.21694 The Interplay between Autophagy and Apoptosis Induced by One Synthetic Curcumin Derivative  Hydrazinobenzoylcurcumin in A549 Lung Cancer Cells. Zhou GZ1, Sun GC, Zhang SN. 

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