Published Research

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Omega-3 & Prostate Cancer Risk

Earlier this year, the prestigious Journal of the National Cancer Institute published a paper purportedly concluding that fish oil supplementation increased risk of prostate cancer. In response, we have detailed the scientific reasons why the results of that paper were unlikely to be valid, particularly since they contradict current knowledge on this topic. The Journal of […]

List of Publications

Central to our mission is to distribute our research as widely as possible. Here’s a list of our various publications, book chapters, and poster sessions.

Study Abstracts: Pine Street 10 Year Survival Studies

For patients with lung or colon cancer, does adding complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapy to standard treatment extend survival? We analyzed more than 10 years of follow-up data from the Pine Street Clinic for patients who used CAM therapy and compared their outcomes to a control group of matched controls from the California Cancer Registry. In two papers published this autumn in Integrative Cancer Therapies, one of the most important peer-reviewed journals in this field, we found that patients who took an integrative approach had significantly improved survival when compared to those patients who only had standard treatment.


Complementary & Alternative Medicine For Lung & Colon Cancer

For patients with lung or colon cancer, does adding complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapy to standard treatment extend survival? We analyzed more than 10 years of follow-up data from the Pine Street Clinic for patients who used CAM therapy and compared their outcomes to a control group of matched controls from the California Cancer Registry. In two papers published this autumn in Integrative Cancer Therapies, one of the most important peer-reviewed journals in this field, we found that patients who took an integrative approach had significantly improved survival when compared to those patients who only had standard treatment.

Paper Published: Scent Identification in Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

Scent lineups are a powerful tool in the investigation of crimes. With proper procedures, both forensic and judicial, scent lineups can be valuable evidence for a jury to consider. This is the first every systematic review critically evaluating all the known scientific evidence for the use of canine scent detection in law enforcement

Canine Scent Detection: Breast and Lung Cancer

In an international collaboration, the Pine Street Foundation conceived of and obtained grant support for a rigorously designed diagnostic study aimed at accurate early detection of lung and breast cancers.


Chinese Herbal Medicine and Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), one of the most common malignancies worldwide, is highly resistant to standard therapy. Does Chinese herbal medicine added to chemotherapy for the treatment of HCC improve survival and tumor response?