Tag Archive: Cancer

2013 UCCRF Holiday Party!

holiday-lights-30243

  Help UCCRF cel­e­brate the hol­i­days with cock­tails and fundrais­ing!  Thurs­day, Decem­ber 5th from 7:30–9:30pm at the Ker­ry­man in River North Pur­chase a $40 wrist­band at the door and enjoy unlim­ited well drinks, draft beer and red and white wine. A por­tion of all prof­its will go directly to the UCCRF to fund ground­break­ing can­cer research.  We look for­ward to …

Con­tinue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uccrfassociates.com/2013-uccrf-holiday-party/

L-carnitine doesn’t beat fatigue in cancer patients

(Reuters Health) — The pop­u­lar sup­ple­ment L-carnitine doesn’t help can­cer patients with fatigue, accord­ing to a new study. L-carnitine is an amino acid nat­u­rally pro­duced by the body and helps cells con­vert fats into energy. U.S. health reg­u­la­tors have approved the sub­stance as treat­ment for defi­cien­cies caused by genetic dis­eases and to boost red blood cells …

Con­tinue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uccrfassociates.com/l-carnitine-doesnt-beat-fatigue-in-cancer-patients/