dichloroacetate love



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  • n. Any salt or ester of dichloroacetic acid.


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  • That's the basis for a drug that I've written about pretty extensively over the last couple of years, namely dichloroacetate, which selectively targets the Warburg effect.

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  • If there were a magic bullet, though, it might be something like dichloroacetate, or DCA, a drug that kills cancer cells by exploiting a fundamental weakness found in a wide range of solid tumors.

    A New Way To Fight Cancer?

  • The thing is that dichloroacetate is not a “cure” for cancer.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice

  • The wiki article on dichloroacetate states the article in Cancer Cell ref 9.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice

  • Michelakis' drug is none other than dichloroacetate DCA, a drug which cannot be patented and costs pennies to make.


  • Ashley claimed she was raising money to donate to the University of Alberta's research into dichloroacetate, or DCA, a prospective cancer treatment.

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  • By using dichloroacetate (DCA) or Trimetazidine (TMZ), mitochondria targeted drugs, the activity of the mitochondria increases which helps induce cell death and regresses pulmonary hypertension in an animal model, says Sutendra.

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  • ScienceDaily (May 13, 2010) - Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have reported evidence that the orphan generic drug dichloroacetate (DCA) may hold promise as potential therapy for perhaps the deadliest of all human cancers: a form of brain cancer called glioblastoma.


  • Magistrate Judge Edward C. Voss, Gaber admitted using a website he had set up to sell what he falsely claimed was the experimental cancer drug sodium dichloroacetate, known as DCA, to 65 victims in the U.S.,

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  • The study found that DCA -- or dichloroacetate -- can shrink the tumours by altering a cancer cell's metabolism.

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  • I didn't write it, I just pasted a quote. Sounds like naive, unscientific taradiddle to me, oh fluster-tailed gaucho.

    September 1, 2008

  • What is this rubbish? Have you taken leave of your marsupial senses, such as they are, oh big-eared one?

    September 1, 2008

  • "Researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada found a cheap and easy to produce drug that kills almost all cancers. The drug is dichloroacetate, and since it is already used to treat metabolic disorders, we know it should be no problem to use it for other purposes.

    - Rett Anderson, 'Scientists may have cured cancer last week - more on DCA', salon.org, 27 February 2007.

    September 1, 2008