A review on nutraceuticals: A healthy way to treat brain cancer

This study aims to bring together all of the well-known main nutraceuticals that have been shown to be effective against brain cancer, as well as their putative action mechanisms, as well as in vitro and animal research on their potential in brain cancer treatment

Samiksha Marotrao Nikam; Yash Rajkumar Menghani; Millind Janraoji Umekar

2021

Scholarcy highlights

  • Brain cancer is a tumor that starts and stays in the brain, e.g., Gliomas
  • Benign brain cancer is a type of cancer that seldom spreads and invades surrounding tissues, has definite borders, and slow-growing cells
  • Radiotherapy, surgical procedures, and chemotherapy are all used in the treatment of brain cancer
  • This study aims to bring together all of the well-known main nutraceuticals that have been shown to be effective against brain cancer, as well as their putative action mechanisms, as well as in vitro and animal research on their potential in brain cancer treatment
  • Gingerol is well-known for its contribution to human health and nutrition, and it has a wide range of biological activities, including anticancer, anti-oxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergic properties, as well as actions involving the central nervous system
  • This study aims to alleviate immunosuppression in glioblastoma patients by blocking monocytes' conversion to immunosuppressive leukocytes using sulforaphane at pharmacologically safe amounts for normal leukocytes
  • We hope studies which are currently in research and development process will be helpful in near future and provide positive results in the treatment of diseases

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