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[2011 EMMY WINNER] Emmy nominated news story about a brave Naval Officer fighting cancer with optimism. Towne Group staff produced this for the Pentagon Chan...

Berries could boost pancreatic cancer treatment, shows study

Sep 18, 2014    

London A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.The study by researchers at King's College Hospital and the University of Southampton suggests that adding nutraceuticals to chemotherapy cycles may improve the effectiveness of conventional drugs, particularly in hard to treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.The team tested the effectiveness of extract of chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) in killing off cancer cells, probably by apoptosis (program...

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