The Scotsman reports that Kylie Minogue, who is being treated for breast cancer, has been drinking smoothies made from a range of fruits, vegetables and spices, including turmeric, in the hope it will help her. And now news comes that Texas-based researchers found that curcumin, the main ingredient of turmeric, inhibits the spread of breast cancer into the lungs and improves the effectiveness of current remedies. “We are excited about the study results and the possible implications for taking the findings into the clinic in the next few years,” said Bharat Aggarwal, professor of cancer medicine at Texas University. “At this time, advanced breast cancer is a difficult foe to fight with few proven treatments available after surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.”
Dannii Minogue In Awe Of Cancer Fighting Sister
October 9, 2005 – The Sunday Mirror spoke with Dannii Minogue about her sister Kylie Minogue’s battle with breast cancer. “I don’t know how she got to be such a strong person but she’s a real fighter,” Dannii said. “Inspirational is the only word I can use to describe her. I’m just in awe of her.”
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