There are many novel natural therapies are evaluated to minimize the incidence rate of cancer. The following therapies are practically effective to treat and prevent cancer development and progression. However, early detection and immediate commencement of correct treatment are very important in cancer progression reduction.
Hormonal therapy involves melatonin and dehydroepiandrosterone, the two most promising hormones which have regulating effects on estrogen and progesterone, that can further help to fight against reproductive cancer cells preventive action, including breast and prostate cancers on both, female and male.
Several herbal remedies like alfalfa, Irish moss, dandelion root, rose hips, oat straw, etc. augment skin tissue healing and prevent the risk of skin cancer development. The topical application of tea tree oil as an ointment can act as antiseptic cream and prevent skin infection.
Turmeric, ginger, capsicum, bilberry, etc are different herbs that regulate the blood composition, and liver function and may prevent unwanted cell growth. Astragalus herb has an immunity-boosting effect and Chinese cucumber seeds and peels have an anti-cancer effect. Noni is a fruit that can alter cancerous cell growth to normal cell growth and also can block tumor growth. DandGuiLonghui wan is a Chinese Traditional herb used as a folk medicine for treating leukemia.
A grape seed extract has an inhibitory effect on cancer cell growth.
Obesity increase the risk of cancer, grapefruit has an anti-obesity effect and can assist to prevent cancer by controlling obesity.
Vitamin E, Vitamin C, lycopene, selenium, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and other antioxidant-rich fresh fruits and vegetables fight against cancer cell growth. It has been also found from different nutritional recommendations that omega 3 fatty acids, quercetin, genistein, fiber-rich food, and even low-fat-containing foods have preventive actions against stomach cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, etc.
Wheatgrass juice has a remedial effect against cancer, especially for cancer patients who are treated with radiation therapy.
Green tea has an anti-angiogenesis effect and can shrink the malignant tumor.
Essential Oil Therapies
Lavender oil can boost immunity; Geranium oil assists in regulating hormonal balance while Tea tree oil, Frankincense oil, and Clary Sage oil have an anti-inflammatory effect, and Sandalwood oil, Rosewood oil, Rose oil is good for skin health. All these therapeutic effects of essential oils indirectly provide beneficial effects against cancer development and its progression.
Ascorbic Acid Flush
Vitamin C-rich dietary items like calcium ascorbate or Ester-C with a dose of 1000 mg for adults and 250 mg for children are suggested to be added into a cup of water and drink with half an hour interval till diarrhea occurs. From this, the dose can be calculated that can promote diarrhea, then reduce one unit of the dosing and continue to take the remaining dose for the next two to four days with four hours intervals. This process can be performed once a month to excrete all the internal toxins and prevent cancer risk.
Dr. Alexander Schauss explained that when color enters through our skin tissue to internal body parts it plays several roles like stimulates pituitary and pineal glands and regulates hormonal balance and maintain several physiological functioning. Green color has a significant role in cancer progression.
Photodynamic light therapy is applied to the treatment of cancer. In this process, the light-absorbing dye is injected into the cancerous tumor cells and causing a chemical reaction and kills the cancer cells.
UV-A (ultraviolet-A) rays have longer wavelengths and have skin cancer-preventive effects.
Pain Control therapy
Mostly cancer provides chronic pain symptoms and several alternative pain control therapies applied to reduce the pain symptoms in cancer, which include biofeedback, and guided imagery.
Other Alternative Anti-Cancer Therapies
Dimethylsulphoxide (DMSO) alone or in combination with other therapies assist in cancer treatment.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can reduce the risk of healthy tissue necrosis during radiation therapy. Thus, hyperbaric oxygen therapy can decrease the adverse effects associated with radiation therapy.
Shark cartilage can suppress the angiogenesis of the cancer cells and can further restrict the growth of cancer cells. Researchers expect that squalamine present in shark tissue has a promising anticancer effect.