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Cancer will soon surpass heart disease as the leading cause of death both in the U.S. and world-wide. Billions have been spent on cancer research, but there is still an enormous gap between what we have learned about cancer and what is available to help prevent cancer or its recurrence.

Global Cures, Inc., is devoted to promoting clinical research on scientifically promising, cost-effective treatments for cancer, through repurposing existing drugs. With the appropriate clinical studies, effective cancer treatments could become more readily accessible here and in other countries.

Our guests, Vikas and Vidula Sukhatme, co-founders of Global Cures, discuss how the immune system could be activated to fight cancer, and how venerable generic drugs such as aspirin, metformin, cimetidine and nitroglycerin might be used to dramatically reduce the risk of recurrence.  How can patients help collect the data needed to put these inexpensive drugs to good use?

Guests: Vidula Sukhatme, MS, is an epidemiologist, co-founder and CEO of Global Cures, Inc., of Newton, MA.

Vikas Sukhatme, MD, PhD, is an oncology researcher, Chief Academic Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and Victor J. Aresty Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The website is Global-Cures.org.

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Air Date:July 12, 2014

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  1. Cindy F

    Listened to this Podcast today. It was an awesome show. Thank you to People’s Pharmacy for bringing this important organization and research to everyone. Thank you Global Cures for your work. I plan on sending the link to family and friends as there was lots of good information. How to get medical research/drugs conducted or to market when there are no $s to be made is such a problem.
    thanks again.

  2. jl

    Wondering if these therapies are only applicable to solid cancer tumors. How about blood cancers or lymphomas?

  3. Lydia W

    This helps us make decisions. We are wary about aggravating adenocarcinoma recently diagnosed in colon after nearly two years of thinking that ovarian adenocarcinoma had been eliminated.

  4. w

    “Anticancer: A New Way of Life” by David Servan-Schreiber

  5. lr

    Could you send me the name of the person who was dx with a brain tumor and has written a book, after living for 19 additional years. Thanks

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