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Cancell/Cantron/Protocel (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Adverse Effects

The reported side effects of Cancell/Cantron/Protocel include temporary, moderate fatigue during the first few weeks of treatment and nausea. Reviewed in [1,2] One patient who exceeded the manufacturer's dose recommendations experienced diarrhea for a few hours but was reported to be fine the next day. Reviewed in [2]

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  1. Questionable methods of cancer management: Cancell/Entelev. CA Cancer J Clin 43 (1): 57-62, 1993 Jan-Feb.
  2. Cancell Alternative Cancer Treatment. Cottonwood, Ariz: Winter Works, 2002. Available online. Last accessed January 18, 2013.

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