Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer Treatments [Transcript] [Audio]


Guest: Dr. Ajay Goel   

Presenter:  Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Ajay Goel, PhD., is Director of Translational Genomics and Oncology, and the Director of the Center for Gastrointestinal Research at the Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He is currently researching the prevention of gastrointestinal cancers using integrative and alternative approaches, including botanical products. Two of the primary botanicals he is investigating are curcumin (from turmeric) and boswellia.  Dr. Goel is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Gastroenterology Association and is on the international editorial boards of World Journal of Gastroenterology and World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Segment overview: Dr. Ajay Goel, PhD, senior author on a recent study published in the Oxford University Press’ journal “Carcinogenesis” that shows clinical relevance for combining curcumin with chemotherapy to overcome chemoresistance in pancreatic cancer patients.

Transcript – TBU

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