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Oncology

ONC: Ginger (2006)

ADA Oncology Evidence Analysis Project

Nutrition Intervention

Diet Changes and Reduction in Treatment Complications

  • Herbs and Supplements
    • Ginger
  • Intervention
    Is there a relationship between a patient’s intake of ginger to reduce symptoms and the reduction of symptoms associated with cancer?
    • Conclusion

      There is no evidence available that directly supports or refutes a relationship between a patient’s intake of ginger to reduce symptoms and the reduction of symptoms associated with cancer.

       

    • Grade: V
      • Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
      • Grade II is Fair;
      • Grade III is Limited/Weak;
      • Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
      • Grade V is Not Assignable.
    • Search Plan and Results: Ginger and Symptoms/Complications 2003
       
    Is there a relationship between a patient’s intake of ginger to improve tolerance and support recovery from anticancer therapy, (i.e., chemotherapy, radiation therapy), and the reduction of complications associated with treatment?
    • Conclusion

      There is no evidence available that directly supports or refutes a relationship between a patient’s intake of ginger and improved tolerance and support for recovery from anticancer therapy, (i.e., chemotherapy, radiation therapy), and the reduction of complications associated with treatment.

    • Grade: V
      • Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
      • Grade II is Fair;
      • Grade III is Limited/Weak;
      • Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
      • Grade V is Not Assignable.
    • Search Plan and Results: Ginger and Symptoms/Complications 2003