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Sunday, October 11, 2009 Ms. Lee, Community Member, asks

Q: how does Maca supplement affect breast cancer?

is the supplement maca safe for estrogen positive breast cancer suvivors?  the plant term is Lepidium Peruvianum or gelatinized maca.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
10/12/09 7:31am

Hi - This is something you really need to consult your oncologist about. While some alternative therapies are OK, others shouldn't be taken in conjunciton with chemo drugs (if you'll be doing or are doing chemo). So please ask the doctor, OK? Good luck - PJH

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By Ms. Lee, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/27/14, First Published: 10/11/09