VIDEO: Neil Riordan, PA, PhD discusses Stem Cells: Their Role in Aging and in the Treatment of Chronic Diseases

At our May 4th 2019 event in Southlake, Texas, Dr. Riordan discusses stem cell therapy at the Stem Cell Institute in Panama City, Panama. He mentions the two main types of adult stem cells but his talk focuses on mesenchymal stem cells including their sources and functions. Then he goes on to [...]

High-Dose Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy at Riordan Clinic Offers New Hope to Young Cancer Patient After Chemotherapy Fails

WICHITA, KANSAS (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 15, 2016 Hoyt Lee After undergoing failed chemotherapy treatments and the debilitating side effects that go along with them, things are finally looking up for 6 year-old cancer patient, Hoyt Lee. Since starting high-dose intravenous vitamin C therapy at the Riordan Clinic in Wichita, Kansas two and a half years [...]

FDA poised to outlaw breast reconstruction for breast cancer survivors using their own fat tissue

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held public hearings for two days this week to allow for public commenting on proposed guidance relating to the regulation of human cells, tissues or tissue-based products. In its current form, this guidance will classify a woman’s own fat tissue as a drug when used in breast reconstruction procedures. [...]

2016-09-15T16:40:41+00:00September 15th, 2016|Bone Marrow Stem Cells, Breast Cancer, Cancer, FDA, News|

Modulation of Cytokines in Cancer Patients by Intravenous Ascorbate Therapy

Nina Mikirova, Neil Riordan, Joseph Casciari Med Sci Monit 2016; 22:14-25 DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895368 BACKGROUND: Cytokines play an important role in tumor angiogenesis and inflammation. There is evidence in the literature that high doses of ascorbate can reduce inflammatory cytokine levels in cancer patients. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of treatment [...]

2016-02-15T17:06:37+00:00February 15th, 2016|Cancer, Neil Riordan, News, PhD|

The dual effect of MSCs on tumour growth and tumour angiogenesis

Michelle Kéramidas, Florence de Fraipont, Anastassia Karageorgis, Anaïck Moisan, Virginie Persoons, Marie-Jeanne Richard, Jean-Luc Coll and Claire Rome Abstract (provisional) Introduction Understanding the multiple biological functions played by human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) as well as their development as therapeutics in regenerative medicine or in cancer treatment are major fields of research. Indeed, it has [...]

2013-04-30T18:17:29+00:00April 30th, 2013|Cancer, Mesenchymal Stem Cells, News, Stem Cell Research|

Resveratrol Suppresses Cancer Stem Cells

Pandey et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat. Resveratrol is a compound found in grapes, red wine, purple grape juice, peanuts, and berries that has been associated with many health benefits, particularly reduction in heart disease. Some studies have demonstrated that resveratrol increases life span when administered at high concentrations. One area of controversy has been [...]

2010-12-29T14:23:41+00:00December 29th, 2010|Cancer, News, Stem Cell Research|

Pluripotent stem cell-derived natural killer cells for cancer therapy.

Knorr et al. Transl Res. 2010 Sep;156(3):147-154. Epub Immune therapy of cancer is an exciting prospect given the possibility of treating cancer without the side effects associated with conventional treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Additionally, the use of the immune system to target tumors offers the possibility of eradicating micrometastasis, which often cannot be [...]

2010-08-01T16:46:36+00:00August 1st, 2010|Cancer, News, Stem Cell Research|