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Is it Fungus or is it Cancer? (Video)

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Similarities Between Fungi and Cancer

Both can metabolize nutrients in the absence of oxygen (anaerobically) White, M.W.; Moore-Landecker, Fundamentals of Fungi, 4th ed. 1996; Warburg, O. & Okmoto, Yoshicki, Metabolism of Tumors 1930; White,M.W. 1996 Both must have sugar in order to thrive Moore-Landecker. 1996; Warburg, 1930- Nobel Prize in 1931


Both die in the absence of sugar

Moore-Landecker, Fundamentals of Fungi, 4th ed. 1996; and     Shim, H. , et al. A unique glucose-dependent apoptotic pathway induced by c-Myc. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 95;1511-1516. 1998
Both produce corrosive lactic acid…
White 1996, J of Immunology June 1, 2008 vol. 180 no. 11  7175-7183
Both respond to antifungal medicines

Are we calling it “cancer” when it’s “fungus?”


1. Pg 11-Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis “suggestive of metastatic malignancy.” 2. Pg 115-Localized Cutaneous Blastomycosis is “frequently mistaken for squamous cell carcinoma.”

3. Pg 153
-Disseminated Histoplasmosis is “found to coexist with Leukemia, Lymphosarcoma, Sarcoidosis and Hodgkin’s Disease much more frequently than is statistically justifiable based on coincidence.”
4. Pg 175
-Disseminated Cryptococcosis “closely simulates neoplasm

Fungus on Fruit Fungus in tomato


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