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Woman, 67, who battled blood cancer for five years 'recovers after treating it with TURMERIC'
www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | Updated: 04:33 EST, 3 January 2018 | By Ben Spencer, Medical Correspondent

Posted on 01/03/2018 6:56:28 AM PST by Red Badger

A woman who battled blood cancer for years without success finally halted the disease with turmeric, it has been reported.

Dieneke Ferguson is now leading a normal life after giving up on gruelling treatments that failed to stop it.

Doctors say her case is the first recorded instance in which a patient has recovered by using the spice after stopping conventional medical treatments.

With her myeloma spreading rapidly after three rounds of chemotherapy and four stem cell transplants, the 67-year-old began taking 8g of curcumin a day – one of the main compounds in turmeric.

The cancer, which has an average survival of just over five years, was causing increasing back pain and she had already had a second relapse.

But it stabilised after Mrs Ferguson, from north London, came across the remedy on the internet in 2011 and decided to try it as a last resort.

The tablets are expensive – £50 for ten days – but as kitchen turmeric contains just 2 per cent curcumin it would be impossible to eat enough to get the same dose.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Agriculture; Food; Gardening; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: bloodcancer; cancer; curcumin; leukemia; lymphoma; myeloma; turmeric
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1 posted on 01/03/2018 6:56:28 AM PST by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

Once again The Daily Mail proves that it is the worst edited rag on two continents. She didn’t scarf down yellow turmeric by the spoonful, she plunked down fifty Pounds a week for tablets made of a different substance.


3 posted on 01/03/2018 7:02:39 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Red Badger

I’ve been using Turmeric too.

I think it is great

I have a side effect that it swells up the side of my face (lymph nodes?)


4 posted on 01/03/2018 7:03:04 AM PST by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: Mr. K

I’ve have had mixed results with tumeric supplements myself.


5 posted on 01/03/2018 7:06:52 AM PST by wally_bert (I didn't get where I am today by selling ice cream tasting of bookends, pumice stone & West Germany)
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To: Mr. K

Pills or natural?................


6 posted on 01/03/2018 7:08:10 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: Red Badger

I’ve read of many benefits of curcumin. I know it is a very effective anti-inflammatory which is good for blood pressure and the heart. As I understand it, the primary ingredient blocks cancer cells from being able to absorb energy from sugar. In effect, it causes them starve and die while not impacting healthy cells. But I’m not a doctor. This is just what I’ve seen in my casual research.


7 posted on 01/03/2018 7:08:52 AM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Beer! Because you can't drink bacon!)
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To: Red Badger

Pills. I am not sure which brand. There is a big difference - some brands have very poor quality.

I think it is “Nature’s Made” brand that is good.


8 posted on 01/03/2018 7:16:56 AM PST by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

That’s interesting. It could be that it just limits the overall uptake rate of energy - since cancer cells burn/reproduce more rapidly than normal cells they starve to death....

What really could be interesting is I could see it having an added benefit in relation to diabetes for those taking in too much sugar. I wonder if that has been looked at at all.


9 posted on 01/03/2018 7:19:22 AM PST by reed13k
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

Cancer cells can’t manufacture their own glucose from protein as the rest of the body normally can. It stands to reason that an ultra low carb and anti inflammatory diet would kick ass on it.


10 posted on 01/03/2018 7:22:42 AM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Mr. K

It may contain some seafood coloring or filler ingredients that are causing you to have an allergic reaction.

Read the label and Check with your doctor for an allergy test.....................


11 posted on 01/03/2018 7:28:55 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: unixfox

“As opposed to hundreds of thousands with other treatments? Who writes this shit.”

My first thought too. Hell, I’ll give some Brits that money for treatment...if they agree to support Brexit, that is.


12 posted on 01/03/2018 7:40:34 AM PST by BobL (I used to own a truck - but I couldn't handle the lifestyle)
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To: Red Badger

What type of turmeric do you think is best?


13 posted on 01/03/2018 7:49:14 AM PST by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: unixfox

“The tablets are expensive – £50 for ten days”

It’s the common thinking for the “beneficiaries” of socialized medicine.
- £50 for tablets is expensive because the patient has to pay it herself.
- Cancer treatment which cost hundred thousands of $ (if you have the chance to get it) is not expensive because it’s payed by the government, ie by everybody else.


14 posted on 01/03/2018 7:50:21 AM PST by miniTAX
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To: Mr. K

Can’t say. There is no ‘true’ pure brand, since the FDA does not monitor herbal supplements for strength or purity of ingredients.

Maybe some Euro brand that has tighter controls on the supplement market.......


15 posted on 01/03/2018 7:51:55 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: unixfox

That seems really expensive. Amazon has a much better deal.


16 posted on 01/03/2018 8:03:40 AM PST by taxcontrol (Stupid should hurt)
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To: Red Badger

I take tumeric daily for my osteoarthritis. We buy organic tumeric online by the pound and put it in gelcaps. I have not taken advil in over a year. It works like a charm and is supposed to deter cancer.


17 posted on 01/03/2018 8:18:56 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I will have to try that.....................


18 posted on 01/03/2018 8:19:38 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: wally_bert

Same here. It’s seems to raise my heart rate.


19 posted on 01/03/2018 8:22:15 AM PST by NorthstarMom
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To: Red Badger

Give the tumeric about two weeks and your arthritis pain should pretty much be gone. I take one gelcap per day in warm weather and two per day in winter.


20 posted on 01/03/2018 8:25:21 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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