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Topic: Dr. Oz and cordyceps

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: May 13, 2010 04:47PM

pip57 wrote:

Today Dr. Oz was talking about healthy (and unhealthy) foods.  He mentioned one as being used in the treatment of breast cancer.  I hadn't heard of it before and looked it up.  Here is what I found.

http://www.naturalnews.com/027869_cordyceps_cancer.html

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May 15, 2010 09:26AM , edited May 15, 2010 09:26AM by mathteacher

Oh, PIP, my naturopath told me to order this. It came and I can't find it. But you're right, it's supposed to be a good immune stimulant too.

When in doubt, read the actual studies and do the math.
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Mar 29, 2012 04:38AM ufc18567 wrote:


The informetion is very interesting. thank you
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Mar 29, 2012 10:17AM Kaara wrote:

My naturopath recommended a mushroom supplement that I have been taking for about three months now.  It starts with a C but isn't that name.  I guess it's working because I got a clear thermography scan after three months.

Kaara Dx 11/14/2011, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Mar 30, 2012 08:56AM Timothy wrote:

Kaara, was it chaga you are thinking of?

Concerned husband
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Apr 1, 2012 02:45PM Flamin_nora wrote:

Hi timothy---I,m also from Canada (Montréal)

where do you buy the cordycep & chaga?  How do you determine quality?

thanks

Dx 1/29/2009, ILC, 1cm, Stage IIIc, Grade 3, 13/16 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 1, 2012 03:12PM , edited Apr 1, 2012 03:13PM by cp418

http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/cordyceps

older article from 2005

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/29068.php

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May 6, 2012 08:27AM fredntan wrote:

I read both of those articles

The top one talked about one being a mushroom suuplement to prevent reaccurance.

&the thing dr oz was talking about was some fungus from cattepilar larvae. Weird how do they harvest that.

Are these things combined?

What online store is recommended tobuy this stuff? My local organic herbal store can have double the price sometimes of online stores

Fran Dx 8/3/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIIa, Grade 2, 13/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/2013, Stage IV, mets Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen Surgery 09/09/2011 Mastectomy (Right); Lymph Node Removal: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (Right) Chemotherapy 10/20/2011 Adriamycin, Cytoxan, Taxol Radiation Therapy 03/29/2012 External Surgery 10/08/2012 Reconstruction: DIEP flap (Both) Surgery 04/03/2013 Reconstruction: Nipple reconstruction (Both) Chemotherapy 10/23/2013 fluorouracil, Mitomycin Chemotherapy 11/20/2013 Abraxane, fluorouracil
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May 6, 2012 09:06AM Ruby- wrote:

Fredtan, could it be Serratia Peptidaze which is an enzyme cultivated from silkworm

If you search serrapeptase on BCO, you'll come across a few posts on the subject.  I remember Tuckertwo saying she takes it for pain, so do I 

Serratia peptidase has anti-inflammatory, anti-oedemic and fibrinolytic activity and acts rapidly on localized inflammation. 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2257960 

“The cell’s intracellular cytoplasmic sea is an ocean of symphonic motion awash with incomprehensible complexity.” Howes, M.D., Ph.D Dx 2010, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIb, Grade 1, 3/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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May 6, 2012 10:43AM fredntan wrote:

Thanks for the info. Whew lot to take in

I got a naturalpath to help me sort it out

Fran Dx 8/3/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIIa, Grade 2, 13/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/2013, Stage IV, mets Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen Surgery 09/09/2011 Mastectomy (Right); Lymph Node Removal: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (Right) Chemotherapy 10/20/2011 Adriamycin, Cytoxan, Taxol Radiation Therapy 03/29/2012 External Surgery 10/08/2012 Reconstruction: DIEP flap (Both) Surgery 04/03/2013 Reconstruction: Nipple reconstruction (Both) Chemotherapy 10/23/2013 fluorouracil, Mitomycin Chemotherapy 11/20/2013 Abraxane, fluorouracil