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Medicinal Mushrooms (PDQ®): Patient Version.

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PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board.

Source

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Cancer Institute (US); 2002-.
2019 Jan 17.

Excerpt

This PDQ cancer information summary has current information about the use of medicinal mushrooms in the treatment of people with cancer. It is meant to inform and help patients, families, and caregivers. It does not give formal guidelines or recommendations for making decisions about health care. Editorial Boards write the PDQ cancer information summaries and keep them up to date. These Boards are made up of experts in cancer treatment and other specialties related to cancer. The summaries are reviewed regularly and changes are made when there is new information. The date on each summary ("Date Last Modified") is the date of the most recent change. The information in this patient summary was taken from the health professional version, which is reviewed regularly and updated as needed, by the PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board.

KEYWORDS:

mushrooms; Ganoderma; Reishi; Lingzhi; Trametes versicolor; Coriolus versicolor; Turkey Tail

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