Curcumin Might Curb the Development of Metastases in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Powdered turmeric is a common ingredient of Indian food and a substance that has been used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. In March 2012 researchers from Michigan State University found that curcumin may be beneficial for people with Parkinson's disease as well as head and neck cancers. It is now thought that [...]

More from the 2012 AACR Meeting – The Impact of Curcumin plus Docetaxil in Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

Curcumin is thought to have anti-cancer activity as well as to provide a synergistic effect with chemotherapy agents. Because of this Dr. Eloise Planchat of the Centre Jean Perrin, Division de Recherche Clinique, EA4231, Université d’Auvergne shared results from a prospective phase II study that assessed the impact of the combination of docetaxel (chemotherapy) plus [...]