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Grape Seed Extract-Non-Toxic Head Neck Cancer

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“A study published this week in the journal Carcinogenesis shows… grape seed extract (GSE) kills head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells, while leaving healthy cells unharmed.”

Regardless of type and stage of your head and neck cancer diagnosis you will want to consider evidence-based, non-toxic, inexpensive therapy that studies show is cytotoxic to head and neck cancer.

While it is not discussed amongst oncologists, chemotherapy and radiation cause dramatic side effects to the H & N patient.

Grape Seed Extract is an inexpensive, non-toxic step to  both minimizing or healing short, long-term and late stage side effects.

I am both a cancer survivor and cancer coach. Surviving head and neck cancer is about researching and using the best of both conventional (FDA approved) and evidence-based, non-conventional therapies. Grape Seed Extract is an example of an evidence-based,  non-toxic head and neck cancer therapy.

If it was possible to patient Grape Seed Extract, it would be a wonder drug:

I take  Life Extension Grape Seed Extract because of its formula and efficacy.

Have you been diagnosed with head and neck cancer? What type? What stage and symptoms if any? Please scroll down the page, post a question or comment and I will reply to you ASAP.

Thank you,

David Emerson

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

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Grape Seed Extract Kills Head and Neck Cancer Cells, Leaves Healthy Cells Unharmed

“A study published this week in the journal Carcinogenesis shows that in both cell lines and mouse models, grape seed extract (GSE) kills head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells, while leaving healthy cells unharmed…

Grape seed extract creates these conditions that are unfavorable to growth. Specifically, the paper shows that grape seed extract both damages cancer cells’ DNA (via increased reactive oxygen species) and stops the pathways that allow repair (as seen by decreased levels of the DNA repair molecules Brca1 and Rad51 and DNA repair foci)…

The Agarwal Lab hopes to move in the direction of clinical trials of grape seed extract, potentially as an addition to second-line therapies that target head and neck squamous cell carcinoma that has failed a first treatment…”

Concentration effects of grape seed extracts in anti-oral cancer cells involving differential apoptosis, oxidative stress, and DNA damage

“The aim of this study is to examine the antioral cancer effects of different concentrations of GSE in terms of cell viability, apoptosis, reactive oxygen species (ROS), mitochondrial function, and DNA damage…

Results-High concentrations (50–400 μg/ml) of GSE dose-responsively inhibited proliferation of oral cancer Ca9-22 cells but low concentrations (1–10 μg/ml) of GSE showed a mild effect in a MTS assay. For apoptosis analyses, subG1 population and annexin V intensity in high concentrations of GSE-treated Ca9-22 cells was increased but less so at low concentrations…

Additionally, high concentrations of GSE dose-responsively induced more γH2AX-based DNA damage than low concentrations.

Conclusions- Differential concentrations of GSE may have a differentially antiproliferative function against oral cancer cells via differential apoptosis, oxidative stress and DNA damage.”

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Radiation Side Effects- Xerostomia, Mucositis, etc. - PeopleBeatingCancer says last year

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Rod Kopina says last year

Hello, my dentist discovered oral lichenoid mucositis with epithelial atypia. The comments on the pathology report read: This may represent reactive atypia, however we cannot exclude the possibility of early precancerous change. Since it’s not cancer yet…I was just wondering if Grape Seed Extract would maybe help the precancerous cell from turning into cancer. Thank you and very sorry for the long question 🙂

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    David Emerson says last year

    Hi Rod-

    This reply got too long so I replied to you via email. If you do not receive an email from me please check your spam folder.

    Good luck,

    David Emerson

    “Oral lichen planus (OLP) is commonly found in middle-aged women. Although the cause is unknown, research points to several complex immunologic events and cells that are responsible for the inflammatory destruction and chronicity of these lesions. Biopsy for histologic diagnosis is recommended. The mainstay of treatment remains topical corticosteroids; however, newer therapies such as immunomodulating agents are available for recalcitrant lesions. In cases of lichenoid mucositis or reactions, treatment should be directed at identifying and removing the presumed cause. Given the apparent risk of squamous cell carcinoma in these patients, frequent follow-up and repeat biopsy are vital.”

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Shelly says a couple of years ago

My fiance is about to start Keytruda tx for recurring head/neck squamous hpv cancer. 3 lymph nodes involved. We would like more info on gse alternative tx.

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Shelly says a couple of years ago

My fiance is about to start Keytruda tx for recurring head/neck squamous hpv cancer. 3 lymph nodes involved. We would like info on a possible alternative tx.

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    David Emerson says a couple of years ago

    Hi Shelly-

    I replied to this post via your email address. Let me know if you have any questions.

    Hang in there,

    David Emerson

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Pam says a couple of years ago

What is the recommended dosage for GSE for head and neck cancer? Brand preference?

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    David Emerson says a couple of years ago

    Hi Pam-

    I take the dose recommended on the bottle of my grapeseed extract- I buy Life Extension Foundation’s formula.

    David Emerson

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