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Cancer is a Metabolic Disease: Could a Ketogentic Diet & Tempol be the Answer?

        Nutr Metab (Lond). 2010 Jan 27;7:7. Cancer as a metabolic disease. Seyfried TN1, Shelton LM. 1Biology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA. Abstract Emerging evidence indicates that impaired cellular energy metabolism is the defining characteristic of nearly all cancers regardless of cellular or tissue origin. In contrast to normal […]

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Tempol protects against UV cancer-causing mutations that occur hours after sun exposure.

Science 20 February 2015: Vol. 347 no. 6224 p. 824 Biomolecules The dark side of sunlight and melanoma John-Stephen Taylor Department of Chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA.   Researchers uncover a previously unknown way UV light can act on melanin, spurring cancer-causing mutations hours after sun exposure.  Summary Skin cancer is the […]

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Tempol protects human lymphocytes from genotoxicity induced by cisplatin.

Int J Clin Exp Med. 2014 Apr 15;7(4):982-8 Tempol protects human lymphocytes from genotoxicity induced by cisplatin. Khabour OF1, Alzoubi KH2, Mfady DS1, Alasseiri M1, Hasheesh TF1. 1Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology Irbid, Jordan. 2Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of […]

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TEMPOL-H for Fibrocystic Breast Disease– Case Report.

SFRBM (Society For Free Radical Biology and Medicine) Meeting, Nov. 20-24, 2013, San Antonio, TX Peter Proctor, Donna RollingProctor ABSTRACT Variably presenting with painful cysts and mastodynia, fibrocystic disease of breast (FD) affects 30-40% of women. FD complicates breast cancer diagnosis by requiring work-up of lumps to rule-out malignancy and by obscuring malignant lesions. Although […]

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Cancer chemoprevention by the antioxidant tempol acts partially via the p53 tumor suppressor.

Hum Mol Genet. 2005 Jun 15;14(12):1699-708. Epub 2005 May 11. Erker L¹, Schubert R, Yakushiji H, Barlow C, Larson D, Mitchell JB, Wynshaw-Boris A. ¹Department of Pediatrics, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA Abstract We previously demonstrated that the nitroxide antioxidant tempol (4-hydroxy-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-N-oxyl) increased latency to tumorigenesis and doubled (100%) the lifespan of Atm-deficient […]

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Tempol Inhibits Pancreatic Cancer Cell Growth

Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Volume 49, Supplement, 2010, Pages S58 Du J¹, Olney K¹, Schrock H¹, Moser J¹, Wagner B¹, Sibenaller Z¹, Buettner G¹, Cullen J¹ ¹Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa ABSTRACT NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE – See full ARTICLE

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