Anticancer effects of Ganoderma lucidum: a review of scientific evidence.

  title={Anticancer effects of Ganoderma lucidum: a review of scientific evidence.},
  author={John W M Yuen and Mayur Danny Indulal Gohel},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  volume={53 1},
"Lingzhi" (Ganoderma lucidum), a popular medicinal mushroom, has been used in China for longevity and health promotion since ancient times. Investigations into the anticancer activity of lingzhi have been performed in both in vitro and in vivo studies, supporting its application for cancer treatment and prevention. The proposed anticancer activity of lingzhi has prompted its usage by cancer patients. It remains debatable as to whether lingzhi is a food supplement for health maintenance or… CONTINUE READING
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