Posts Tagged "survival"

Medicinal Mushrooms: Here’s to Life!

Posted on Oct 4, 2014 in Research

Here’s To Life! In addition to being delicious, some medicinal mushrooms are helping cancer survivors to live longer. The gorgeous photo above is of turkey tail mushroom, also called Coriolus versicolor. Coriolus grows wild in the Cascade mountains. (Pick carefully though. Some look-alikes are poisonous!). Living Well, Living Longer The Japanese have developed a hot water extract of Coriolus as a cancer treatment drug. In clinical trials, Coriolus lengthens life in people with breast, colon, and stomach cancers.¬†For every 11 cancer survivors who take Coriolus, 1 more will live another...

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Vitamins Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Death

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in Research

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors live longer if they take a multivitamin with minerals, according to the Women’s Health Initiative study. Women taking a multivitamin with minerals had a 30% lower risk of dying from breast cancer.

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