"Several studies have been done showing melatonin increases the effectiveness
of tamoxifen alone. I have looked into this and found
the researchers could not get funding for using the alternative product
alone. This was also true of a Maitake D product being tested to see if it
"enhanced" the effects of chemo or radiation. Scientifically, it can't be
proven that anything "enhances" anything else unless it is demonstrated that
it does not work alone and is effective only in conjunction with another
So here we are with junk studies.
I see a political thread here where the NCI and other funders won't challenge
the standard of care for breast cancer and they want to relegate alternative
medicine to a complimentary helpmate category of "add ons."
It is bad science, pure and simple. As you noticed, they are using a
different standard of testing for alternative medicine. I hope someone goes
to (conferences)and points this out".
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