Cancer Clinics Grand Blanc MI

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the spice that gives our curries and mustards that familiar blast of vibrant yellow color, has long been known to have healing properties. A member of the ginger family, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries as a way to treat a host of complaints such as indigestion, inflammation and arthritic pain. More recently, scientists are looking to turmeric’s powerful anti-inflammatory compound, known as curcumin, as a way to fight cancer.

Guy Michael Boike, MD
(888) 596-7996
1595 Genesys Pkwy
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1982

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Nkechi Onwuzurike
(810) 762-7303
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Khalil A Katato
(810) 762-8200
302 Kensington Ave
Flint, MI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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James Ewell Graham Jr, MD
(810) 762-8050
302 Kensington Ave
Flint, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1974

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Nkechi N Onwuzurike, MD
(810) 762-7303
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nigeria, Coll Of Med, Enugu, Anambra, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1985

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Patrick Kung Sun Chang, MD
(973) 731-5005
10785 South Saginaw Street North Parks
Grand Blanc, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New South Wales, Fac Of Med, Kensington, Nsw, Australia
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Barnabas Med Ctr, Livingston, Nj

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Haesook S Kim
(810) 762-8058
302 Kensington Ave
Flint, MI
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Susumu Inoue, MD
(810) 762-6211
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Japanese
Education
Medical School: Okayama Univ, Fac Of Med, Okayama, Japan
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Hurley Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Hurley Children's Hematology

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R Roderic Abbott, MD
(810) 257-9585
1 Hurley Plz Ofc
Flint, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Joyce Renick Fahrner, MD
(810) 762-8400
302 Kensington Ave
Flint, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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A Curry for Cancer

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the spice that gives our curries and mustards that familiar blast of vibrant yellow color, has long been known to have healing properties.

A member of the ginger family, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries as a way to treat a host of complaints such as indigestion, inflammation and arthritic pain. More recently, scientists are looking to turmeric’s powerful anti-inflammatory compound, known as curcumin, as a way to fight cancer.

According to a University of Chicago study conducted in 2002, curcumin inhibits a cancer-provoking bacteria (H. pylori) associated with gastric and colon cancer. In addition, a 1999 University of Leicester study demonstrated curcumin’s ability to slow the rate at which prostate cancer cells become resistant to hormonal therapy.

The latest study brings turmeric to bear on melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. This study, published in the August 15 issue of the journal Cancer, shows that curcumin kills and stops the growth of melanoma cells in laboratory tests. Although the higher the dose, the more effectively curcumin kills the cancer cells, researchers did note that low concentrations over long periods can also be effective.

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