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    Blocking Cystine, And Thus Glutathione (GSH) Synthesis, Kills Cancer Stem Cells

    Yet another study that adds to the evidence that cancer is a metabolic disease, driven by excessive reductive stress. I posted a few other threads on the role of glutathione precursors in cancer, and specifically on the role of cysteine in melanoma. In the body, cysteine gets converted into...
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    NAC (cysteine) Increases Melanoma Spread

    Another point for Peat and his articles on how antioxidants can be pro-tumorigenic. The free radicals generated through high metabolism is what keeps some cancers in check. NAC (cysteine) blocks the effects of those free radicals. In addition, NAC also suppresses the thyroid so that may be...