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Modified Citrus Pectin to treat prostate cancer
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An_244239 posted:
Is modified citrus pectin a viable way to treat prostate cancer, particularly that cancer that has metastasized into bones ?
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Fairwind responded:
No.....The only thing like that that has been proven to slow PSA doubling time is pomegranate, juice or extract..

While Johns-Hopkins did the study, it was paid for by a big pomegranate producer in California..

Hormone therapy can be very effective unless you have already used that option up...
 
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ttwood52 responded:
you might want to check out 'Prostate.net', they have some interesting information about citrus pectin.
 
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eweil responded:
Hello again.
We use Pectasol-C for all of our prostate cancer patients as part of a larger integrative program. No one supplement is a stand alone treatment. Metastatic prostate cancer needs to be carefully managed and may include intermitten ADT (androgen deprivation therapy) along with supportive supplements. The citrus pectin has a number of properties that make it very useful for cancer. It binds to galectin 3 molecules (inflammatory molecules) that are often found on the membranes of cancer cells. The galectin -3 is a sticky molecule which promotes the adherance of one cancer cell to another. The Pectasol-C, by binding to Galectin -3 makes it difficult for those cells to adhere to eachother.

Pectasol also has antiantiogenic properties....it inhibitis blood vessel formation to tumor cells which they need in order to grow.

It is also a very effective heavy metal chelator. In addition it inhibits fibrosis which is a type of scar tissue material often formed in organs secondary to inflammation.

If you go to dreliaz.org you will find numerous articles on Pecctasol-C in the research section as well as a wonderful report on integrative approaches to prostate cancer.

Also check out "Prostacaid", a multinutrient supplement for prostate cancer that is very powerful. Animal studies were just completed so you should be able to find the new study online . I just saw it on Medical News today. hope this is helpful...eweil


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