Flashback Friday: Turmeric Curcumin Reprogramming Cancer Cell Death

The spice turmeric appears to be able to switch back on the self-destruct mechanism within cancer cells.

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This is the last of a three part video series on turmeric and cancer. If you missed the first two, check out: Back to Our Roots: Curry & Cancer ( and Carcinogen-Blocking Effects of Turmeric Curcumin (

Other herbs and spices, such as garlic (see #1 Anticancer Vegetable: and amla (see Amla vs. Cancer Cell Growth: may have similar selective effects against cancer cells.

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