Can mushroom help treating leukemia?

Question: Can mushroom help treating leukemia?

 

Answer: Some scientific researches have suggested that a protein found in the edible mushroom might play an important role to boost the body’s immune system. Its potency and ability to selectively target leukemia cells makes it a promising candidate for cancer treatment Nonetheless, there is no evidence to confirm the health-promoting effect of mushroom in leukemia. Therefore, chemotherapy with or without stem cell transplant remains the main treatment option for leukemia.

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