Resveratrol

This plant-derived compound is just one of many that have been shown to have anti-cancer properties.

And though here exist no human trials involving Resveratrol to date, scientists do see promise based on the early research.

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Ensuring a high-quality manufactured brand is important for any supplement, so here's the brand recommended by Dr. Heather Wright, ND, FABNO:

Resveratrol Ultra

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Title: The Plant-Derived Compound Resveratrol in Brain Cancer: A Review

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023272/

Summary: This study, from January 2020, reviews all the research regarding Resveratrol and brain cancer to date and finds promising results that warrant further study.

Key takeaways:

  • Resveratrol exhibits a number of tumor-inhibiting properties
  • It alleviates tumor resistance to Temodar
  • It crosses the blood-brain barrier

 


 

Title: Focus on the Use of Resveratrol as an Adjuvant in Glioblastoma Therapy

Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32233996/

Summary: This study, also from 2020, reviews the data on Resveratrol to date and also finds there are promising opportunities for Resveratrol in the treatment of brain cancer.

Key takeaway(s):

  • It does reach the tumor environment
  • There is pre-clinical evidence it has efficacy to treat brain cancer

 


 

Title: Resveratrol and siRNA in combination reduces Hsp27 expression and induces caspase-3 activity in human glioblastoma cells

Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31073903/

Summary: This study tested the ability of Resveratrol to counteract an important protein of cancer cells that enables them resistance to Chemotherapy and found it does indeed counteract the protein.

Key takeaways:

  • Resveratrol has potential as a treatment for brain cancer

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