- Sharks: A Potential Source of Antiangiogenic Factors and Tumor Treatments. Cho, Jung; Kim, Young // Marine Biotechnology;Dec2002, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p521
Since angiogenesis is a key feature of tumor growth, inhibiting this process is one way to treat cancer. Cartilage is a natural source of material with strong antiangiogenic activity. This report reviews knowledge of the anticancer properties of shark cartilage and clinical information on drugs...
- On a fin and a prayer. St. John, Allen; Olsson, Helen // Skiing;Feb97, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p28
Reports that shark cartilage is being touted for its tumor-inhibiting properties and also an orthopedic cure-all. Result of study made by researcher and chiropractor, Robert Greenberg.
- Cartilage. Gormley, James J. // Better Nutrition;Mar1996, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p68
Discusses the efficacy of sharks' antibodies in protecting against disease in the United States. Efficacy against cancer; Statistics on deaths; Why sharks do not get cancer; Details from studies on shark-cartilage and cancer.
- No bones about it. Coyne, Kate; Levy, Dany // New York;01/19/98, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p17
Discusses the possible benefits of shark cartilage as a homeopathic treatment. The popularity of the product in nature food stores in the United States, even though it is considered experimental.
- Cartilage: A closer look. Scheer, James F.; Gormley, James J. // Better Nutrition;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p58
Focuses on bovine and shark cartilage and their impact on the treatment of tumors. Information on benefits of bovine cartilage; Reference to experiments on 31 patients by Doctor John F. Prudden; Impact of the use of shark cartilage on arthritis; Detailed information on shark cartilage. INSETS:...
- IN THIS ISSUE. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;06/16/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p833
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including a trial on the addition of shark cartilage extract AE-941 or Neovastat to a chemoradiotherapy regimen in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and a trial on the optimal dose of talabostate mesylate.
- A different kind of shark attack. Braun, Wendy R., // Medical Update;Sep96, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on the study on the therapeutic use of shark cartilage as treatment for advanced prostate cancer. Presence of a substance in shark's cartilage that inhibits a cancer's ability to form blood vessels; Difficulty in determining the efficacy of the cartilage.
- Shark cartilage ruled ineffective on cancer. // Salt Water Sportsman;Mar99, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p52
Reports that the powdered shark cartilage has shown no anti-cancer activity in a study.
- Shark and cow cartilage. Challem, Jack // Natural Health;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p123
Discusses the alleged effectiveness of shark and cow cartilage in curing cancer. Definition; Healing claims; History; How cartilage works; Evidence; Dosage; Cost. INSET: Bovine cartilage beats deadliest cancer..