Bibliography, by cancer type

If you would like a full-text of any of these articles please let me know and I will request it from the authors!

ATRT

Article: Preclinical High-Dose Acetaminophen With N-Acetylcysteine Rescue Enhances the Efficacy of Cisplatin Chemotherapy in Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23956023

 

 

Breast Cancer

Study: The effect of flaxseed and wheat bran consumption on urinary estrogen metabolites in premenopausal women. 

Summary: "Flaxseed supplementation significantly increased the urinary 2:16alpha-OHE1 ratio (P = 0.034), but wheat bran had no effect. These results suggest that flaxseed may be chemoprotective in premenopausal women.​"

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10919743

Study - Oncolytic Vaccinia Virus GLV-1h68 Strain Shows Enhanced Replication in Human Breast Cancer Stem-Like Cells in Comparison to Breast Cancer Cells

"Conclusions: Taken together, our findings indicate that GLV-1h68 efficiently replicates and kills cancer stem-like cells. Thus, GLV-1h68 may become a promising agent for eradicating both primary and metastatic tumors, especially tumors harboring cancer stem-like cells that are resistant to chemo and/or radiotherapy and may be responsible for recurrence of tumors."

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3478222/pdf/1479-5876-10-167.pdf

Synergistic and additive effects of modified citrus pectin with two polybotanical compounds, in the suppression of invasive behavior of human breast and prostate cancer cells.

Note* "This work was supported by a sponsored research grant from EcoNugenics." 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22532035 - full text: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1534735412442369

Triple Negative Breast Cancer 

Study: Selective, nontoxic CB(2) cannabinoid o-quinone with in vivo activity against triple-negative breast cancer.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=selective+nontoxic+cb2+cannabinoid

Review: Future Aspects for Cannabinoids in Breast Cancer Therapy

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6479799/pdf/ijms-20-01673.pdf

Cell lines: https://www.atcc.org/support/faqs/1f180/Triple+negative+breast+cell+lines-1181.aspx#targetText=Do%20you%20have%20triple%20negative,most%20hormone%2Dbased%20treatments%20inadequate.

Chondrosarcoma

Study: Advances in immune checkpoint inhibitors for bone sarcoma therapy (J Bone Oncology, April 2019)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212137418303269?via%3Dihub

Immunotherapy is in the early stages of research through clinical trials. Results are hoped to be published soon on the findings as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation have not been proven effective in this type of cancer.  

Colon Cancer

Study - Active Chinese mistletoe lectin-55 enhances colon cancer surveillance through regulating innate and adaptive immune responses.

The mistletoe extract administration increased production of multiple immune cells, from both the innate and adaptive immune systems, and delayed colon cancer growth in the mice. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18785279 (Full text available at https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v14/i34/5274.htm) 

Study - Cannabidiol Enhances the Therapeutic Effects of TRAIL by Upregulating DR5 in Colorectal Cancer

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/333052937_Cannabidiol_Enhances_the_Therapeutic_Effects_of_TRAIL_by_Upregulating_DR5_in_Colorectal_Cancer

"Cannabidiol, a major non-psychotomimetic compound derived from Cannabis sativa, is a potential therapeutic agent for a variety of diseases such as inflammatory diseases, chronic neurodegenerative diseases, and cancers. Here, we found that the combination of cannabidiol and TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) produces synergistic antitumor effects in vitro. However, this synergistic effect was not observed in normal colonic cells. The levels of ER stress-related proteins, including C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) and phosphorylated protein kinase RNA-like ER kinase (PERK) were increased in treatment of cannabidiol. Cannabidiol enhanced significantly DR5 expression by ER stress. Knockdown of DR5 decreased the combined effect of cannabidiol and TRAIL. Additionally, the combination of TRAIL and cannabidiol decreased tumor growth in xenograft models. Our studies demonstrate that cannabidiol enhances TRAIL-induced apoptosis by upregulating DR5 and suggests that cannabidiol is a novel agent for increasing sensitivity to TRAIL."

Study - Growth Inhibition of Different Human Colorectal Cancer Xenografts After a Single Intravenous Injection of Oncolytic Vaccinia Virus GLV-1h68

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23531320-growth-inhibition-of-different-human-colorectal-cancer-xenografts-after-a-single-intravenous-injection-of-oncolytic-vaccinia-virus-glv-1h68/

Study - Role of the Microbiota in Colorectal Cancer: Updates on Microbial Associations and Therapeutic Implications

https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/biores.2016.0028

Abstract: Genetic, environmental, and dietary factors have been found to influence the development and progression of colorectal cancer (CRC). More recently, accumulating evidence associates the intestinal microbiota with the initiation and progression of this disease. While studies have shown that individuals with CRC display alterations in gut bacterial composition, it remains somewhat unclear whether such differences drive cancer development or whether they are a response to tumorigenesis. In this review, the authors assess new evidence linking the community structure or specific bacterial factors of the intestinal microbiota to CRC development and progression, with insights into therapeutic implications.

Glioblastoma 

Article - Glioblastoma linked to Lyme Disease

https://drdarvish.com/chronic-lyme-disease-glioblastoma-bellevue-wa?fbclid=IwAR2zrIH_RQBdMCyrGMTqY6IZUlXn37xSdicppiMtpTLlD8PqulYcsMfAyl4

Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Darvish hypothesized that glioblastoma was caused by Borrelia bergdorferi, the organism that causes Lyme disease, after each of her glioblastoma patients experienced tumor shrinkage following a holistic, non-antibiotic treatment program for Lyme disease. Biopsies of 5 patients evaluated by a neuropathologist each tested positive for Borrelia bergdorferi!!

Melanoma (click for more)

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Hubhttps://www.mesotheliomahub.com/

For information on potential lawsuits and conventional treatment options.

Mesothelioma Justice Center - https://www.asbestos.net/mesothelioma/

Information on mesothelioma, legal support for veterans. 

Mesothelioma Veterans Center - https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/mesothelioma/

Help for veterans suffering with mesothelioma.

Multiple Myeloma

Fruits from the Arctium lappa L. plant have been shown to be cytotoxic to multiple myeloma cells!!

Study - Arctiin Is a Pharmacological Inhibitor of STAT3 Phosphorylation at Tyrosine 705 Residue and Potentiates Bortezomib-Induced Apoptotic and Anti-Angiogenic Effects in Human Multiple Myeloma Cells

"Arctiin exerted cytotoxicity in MM cells...[and] down-modulated diverse oncogenic gene products regulated by STAT3, although the induction of apoptosis by arctiin was abrogated upon transfection with pMXs-STAT3C in mouse embryonic fibroblast (MEF) cells. Arctiin also potentiated bortezomib-induced antitumor effects in U266 cells."

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30668440-arctiin-is-a-pharmacological-inhibitor-of-stat3-phosphorylation-at-tyrosine-705-residue-and-potentiates-bortezomib-induced-apoptotic-and-anti-angiogenic-effects-in-human-multiple-myeloma-cells/?from_term=multiple+myeloma+fruit+apoptosis&from_pos=1

This study showed a correlation between a higher intake of fruit and a lower risk for MM. It would then make sense that fruit could help with the disease regression! 

 

Study - Dietary Intake Is Associated With Risk of Multiple Myeloma and Its Precursor Disease

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211667/ 

 

Ovarian Cancer

Articles on hyperthermia for ovarian cancer (one was done at MDACC):

 

Study, conducted in China - The efficacy of radiofrequency hyperthermia combined with chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer

 

"Conclusion. Radiofrequency hyperthermia combined with chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer has significantly improved the tumor remission rate, ascite control and CA125 levels, and substantially
reduced the gastrointestinal reaction and bone marrow suppression rate, which is worthy of intensive clinical
application." 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984478/pdf/med-13-083.pdf

 

Study, conducted at MD Anderson - Role of CTGF in sensitivity to hyperthermia in ovarian and uterine cancers

Hyperthermia, when combined with a specific gene silencer "enhanced apoptosis of hyperthermia resistant cancers."

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5123842/pdf/nihms823441.pdf

 

Pancreatic Cancer

Study - Flavonoid Derivative of Cannabis Demonstrates Therapeutic Potential in Preclinical Models of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6663976/pdf/fonc-09-00660.pdf

Article - Spontaneous regression of pancreatic cancer: Real or a misdiagnosis?​ (click to access)

Study - The phenanthrene derivative PJ34 exclusively eradicates human pancreatic cancer cells in xenografts

In conclusion, according to these results, a small molecule that prevents the clustering of NuMA in the mitotic spindle poles of human cancer cells, efficiently eradicates PDAC cells. PJ34, which is permeable in the cell membrane, accessed and eradicated human PDAC cells in xenografts without impairing normal proliferating cells infiltrated into the tumors. The exclusive cytotoxicity of PJ34 in human cancer cells offers a new model of pancreas cancer therapy which does not impair normal tissues.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6817443/pdf/oncotarget-10-6269.pdf

Prostate Cancer

 

Article - Thermal ablation and high-temperature thermal therapy: Overview of technology and clinical implementation

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/02656730500271692?needAccess=true

Article - Treating Prostate Cancer (Dr. Michael Gregor)

https://nutritionfacts.org/audio/treating-prostate-cancer/

Review - Dietary Intervention in the Management of Prostate Cancer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2659357/pdf/nihms93676.pdf

"To date, the strongest evidence regarding diet and CaP relates to energy balance. Urologists aspiring to best clinical practice should encourage their patients to achieve a healthful body weight through regular exercise and a healthful plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains."

Study - INTENSIVE LIFESTYLE CHANGES MAY AFFECT THE PROGRESSION OF PROSTATE CANCER

https://www.ornish.com/wp-content/uploads/Intensive_Lifestyle_Changes_and_Prostate_Cancer.pdf

Prostate cancer growth markers (PSA, LNCaP cells) decreased 4% and 8% respectively after dietary intervention in men with prostate cancer.
 

Sarcoma

Study - Isolated Limb Perfusion With Biochemotherapy and Oncolytic Virotherapy Combines With Radiotherapy and Surgery to Overcome Treatment Resistance in an Animal Model of Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma

"In vitro, the combination of radiation with an oncolytic vaccinia virus (GLV-1h68) and melphalan demonstrated increased cytotoxicity in a panel of sarcoma cell lines. The effects were mediated through activation of the intrinsic apoptotic pathway. In vivo, combinations of radiation, oncolytic virotherapy and standard ILP resulted in delayed tumour growth and prolonged survival when compared with standard ILP alone. However, local disease control could only be secured when such treatment was combined with surgical resection, the timing of which was crucial in determining outcome. Combinations of oncolytic virotherapy with surgical resection and radiation have direct clinical relevance in extremity sarcoma and represent an exciting prospect for improving outcomes in this pathology."

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27116656-isolated-limb-perfusion-with-biochemotherapy-and-oncolytic-virotherapy-combines-with-radiotherapy-and-surgery-to-overcome-treatment-resistance-in-an-animal-model-of-extremity-soft-tissue-sarcoma/?from_term=Vaccinia+Virus+GLV-1h68+melanoma&from_size=10&from_pos=7

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" - Hippocrates