Dr. Abrams explains whether eating mushrooms can replace a woman's need for chemotherapy when fighting cancer.
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So, mushrooms I don’t think should not replace chemotherapy. I think the evidence that mushrooms have a direct anti-cancer effect is weak. I think the evidence that mushrooms are beneficial in conjunction with chemotherapy is stronger. I think mushrooms probably work by enhancing the immune system in the fight against cancer and are probably best given in association with conventional cancer therapy.