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The Body's Natural Defense Against Cancer

NK cells are the body's innate defense against cancer cells and viruse-infected cells. They focus on killing cancer cells and virally infected cells, but will also kill bacteria, parasites and fungi. This is a routine task for them as they are the first and last line of defense a person has againt cancer cells and viruse infected cells..

The NK cells circulate through our body, seeking cells that have unusual molecules on their surface, which indicate that the cell is either a tumor cell, or it is infected with a virus. When such a cell is found, the NK cells desttoy it. This event is enacted 10,000 times a day in a healthy person's body as tumor cells are normally destroyed by NK cells.

Below, a Natural Killer cell is pictured attacking and destroying a cancer cell (as reference from Advances in Cancer Detection “My Discovery of the Natural Killer Cell”, by Jerry T. Thornthwaite, Ph. D.).


Unfortunely, chemotherapy and radiation while effective against tumors, usually produce a severe depletion of the immune system and in most cases, an annihilation of the NK cells. Killing the body's own defense agaisnt cancer cekks i not a good idea, as it can fuel cancer growth, metastasisi, and recurrence.

Immuno SG 450 mg tablets fot oral administration. This is a potent herbal formula that supports the immune sistem and benefits patients suffering from:

  • Cancer
  • Undergoing chemotherapy
  • Undergoing radiotherapy
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Recurrent bacterial infections
  • Recurrent viral infections  
  • Poor healing of soars and ulcerations

This herbal remedy is available from our clinic. For more information and appoinments, contact us directly. Phone: 305-267-4560 or e-mail:

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    The National Cancer Institute

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    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

     Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, ABC of Herbal Medicine and CAM  

    World Health Organization Traditional, CAM and integrative medicine

    Journals & Pubs on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Integrated Medicine

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