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Thread: Repurposing drugs to fight cancer: Diclofenac

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    Repurposing drugs to fight cancer: Diclofenac

    A generic pain medicine, Diclofenac, may retard cancer.

    DOB Sept. 1947. Prostate cancer Gleason 7 (3+4), PSA 5 in Oct 2010. Cryoablation Jan. 2011. Had some complications.
    Experienced nocturia, irritable bladder summer 2011. "Agent Orange"compensation from VA Oct 2011.
    PSA: .05 01/26/2012, .06 6/26/2012, .04 12/24/2012, .04 6/26/13, .05 1/27/14, .05 10/21/14, .04 10/15
    I am eating vegan mostly plus a little fish. Take some supplements.
    (Any advice given is the personal opinion of a layman and is not intended to replace the advice of a health professional.)

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    An organization formed to study repurposing drugs for oncology:

    Where are the new low-cost cancer drugs? Do common drugs from the pharmacy represent the future of cancer treatment? The Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project, an international collaboration between Anticancer Fund, Belgium, and US based GlobalCures, finds that existing and widely-used non-cancer drugs may represent a relatively untapped source of novel therapies for cancer.


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    cholesterol statin use and prostate cancer

    A retrospective study of statin medicine use for cholesterol and prostate cancer outcomes.



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    Celebrex / celecoxib pain medicine study in regard to prostate cancer.


    Last edited by lancepeace; 01-13-2016 at 02:58 AM.

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    An article on OTC cimetidine / Tagamet stomach acid medicine and cancer.



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    metformin and pancreatic cancer

    An article examines diabetes medicine metformin and possible benefit to obese patients with pancreatic cancer.


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    Prazosin , for hypertension, may help with a brain cancer according to pre-clinical study.


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    Study of anti diabetes drug phenformin added to antiangiogenic TKI drugs. An animal study leading to human trials.


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    A cold medicine may help bladder cancer

    Researchers in Japan find a cold and inflammation medicine , flufenamic , may slow bladder cancer.


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    A beta blocker for blood pressure and anxiety may help some cancers.
    Propranolol .


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