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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Ginger

Updated: November 21st, 2017

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about the use of ginger.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Zerumbone, a Southeast Asian ginger sesquiterpene, markedly suppresses free radical generation, proinflammatory protein production, and cancer cell proliferation accompanied by apoptosis: the alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl group is a prerequisite. Murakami A, et al. Carcinogenesis. 2002 May;23(5):795-802.

Cancer preventive properties of ginger: a brief review. Shukla Y and Singh M. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007 May;45(5):683-90.

Anti-tumor-promoting activities of selected pungent phenolic substances present in ginger. Surh YJ, et al. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1999;18(2):131-9.

Inhibitory effects of [6]-gingerol, a major pungent principle of ginger, on phorbol ester-induced inflammation, epidermal ornithine decarboxylase activity and skin tumor promotion in ICR mice. Park KK, et al. Cancer Lett. 1998 Jul 17;129(2):139-44. Erratum in: Cancer Lett 1998 Sep 25;131(2):231.

Efficacy of ginger for nausea and vomiting: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Ernst E and Pittler MH. Br J Anaesth. 2000 Mar;84(3):367-71.

Cancer preventive properties of ginger: a brief review. Shukla Y and Singh M. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007 May;45(5):683-90.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) reduces muscle pain caused by eccentric exercise. Black CD, Herring MP, Hurley DJ, O’Connor PJ. J Pain. 2010 Sep;11(9):894-903.

Identification of serotonin 5-HT1A receptor partial agonists in ginger. Nievergelt A, Huonker P, Schoop R, Altmann KH, Gertsch J. Bioorg Med Chem. 2010 May 1;18(9):3345-51

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