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For which cancer is Rose Hip beneficial for?

Mar 15, 2022

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Nutrition is the single most effective tool which cancer patients can control for managing cancers like Pineoblastoma or Melanoma – hence it is important to identify those Foods and Supplements which are scientifically recommended for you. A frequently asked question is if foods like Rose Hip are beneficial for cancer and along with which treatments? There is a mis-conception that all plant-based foods are good for all cancers and all of them are equal in terms of their benefits or their lack of. The reality is that some plant-based foods will be better than others for a specific type of cancer, treatments and other conditions. So Rose Hip benefits will vary and the answer is contextual.

For example, grapefruit with certain medications is not recommended. Also spinach with some blood thinning medications can cause adverse interactions and hence intake should be reduced. For cancer, nutrition which includes food and supplements are important decisions which need to be made.

So are there types of cancer where Rose Hip has more benefits? Yes! Rose Hip is beneficial for Melanoma patients taking Cobimetinib treatment. But has adverse interactions for Pineoblastoma patients on Etoposide treatment.

For Melanoma along with Cobimetinib – biochemical pathways like Adherens junction, Vitamin D Signaling, DNA Repair (Homology Directed Repair), Notch Signaling (NOTCH1 Signaling) and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (MTOR Signaling) are potential drivers of the disease. Rose Hip has active ingredients which can manipulate these biochemical pathways to reduce the disease drivers and hence are scientifically beneficial. But for Pineoblastoma along with Etoposide – biochemical pathways like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), DNA Repair (Homology Directed Repair), Notch Signaling (NOTCH1 Signaling), DNA Repair (Non-homologous end-joining) and RUNX Signaling (RUNX3 Signaling) are potential drivers of the disease. Rose Hip has active ingredients which can increase disease drivers like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), DNA Repair (Homology Directed Repair), Notch Signaling (NOTCH1 Signaling), DNA Repair (Non-homologous end-joining) and RUNX Signaling (RUNX3 Signaling) and hence intake should be reduced.

Similarly, eating Rose Hip can have scientific benefits for healthy individuals who have a gene mutation in MLH1 which suggests potential risk of cancer. This is because of biochemical pathways P53 Signaling, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), Stem Cell Signaling, Estrogen Signaling and Growth Factor Signaling (EGFR Signaling). But reduce intake of Rose Hip when at genetic risk of cancer due to mutation of gene ASXL1 due to its manipulation of biochemical pathways Oncogenic Cancer Epigenetics (CpG Methylation) and Suppressive Histone Methylation (Histone 3 Lysine 27 Methylation) causing cancer drivers to increase.

The takeaway being – for Pineoblastoma, Melanoma and other cancers individual conditions can influence if foods like Rose Hip are recommended or not. As conditions like ongoing treatments, supplements, habits and other conditions change; the nutrition plan must be re-designed and personalized. Whether Pineoblastoma or Melanoma or other cancer types -, current treatments and supplements, age, gender, weight, height, lifestyle and genetic conditions are also key decision factors for creating a personalized nutrition plan.



Why is the choice of foods important for cancer?

Foods like Rose Hip typically contain more than one active ingredient at varying concentrations. Each of these active ingredients like Vitamin A has a unique molecular biological mechanism of action. Cancer like most diseases is driven by specific biochemical pathways and molecular interventions of the pathway can be beneficial or create adverse interactions. Hence for Pineoblastoma, Melanoma and other cancers there is a need to personalize which foods and supplements to take and regularly evaluate if foods like Rose Hip are recommended or not.

Rose Hip for Melanoma taking Cobimetinib treatment and Rose Hip for Pineoblastoma along with Etoposide treatment

So some of the example questions one may have related to Rose Hip can be: Is Rose Hip beneficial for me? Should I eat it when at genetic cancer risk due to mutation of gene ASXL1? Should I eat Rose Hip when a mutation of a gene MLH1 is identified? Should I eat Rose Hip when diagnosed with Pineoblastoma? Should I eat Rose Hip when diagnosed with Melanoma? Should I eat Rose Hip when on Etoposide treatment? Should I continue eating Rose Hip if my treatment changes from Etoposide to Cobimetinib? Are the implications of taking Rose Hip in Melanoma the same as Pineoblastoma? And so on.

Rose Hip and cancer

Rose hips are popular in health promoting products as the fruits contain high content of bioactive compounds.While rose hips are often considered a good source of vitamin C, the processing and drying of the plant actually destroys most of it.

Rose Hip contains many active ingredients like Vitamin A, Lycopene, Quercetin, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and many other Bioactives at different concentrations. The molecular pathways which are regulated by Rose Hip include PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), Adherens junction, Vitamin D Signaling, Oncogenic Cancer Epigenetics (CpG Methylation), Suppressive Histone Methylation (Histone 3 Lysine 27 Methylation) and many others. These cellular pathways directly or indirectly influence cancer molecular endpoints like growth, spread and death. Because of this biological relationship – for cancer, choosing foods like Rose Hip and supplements is an important decision to be made. And not necessarily the same food choices are scientifically best for all individuals.

Include Rose Hip in my nutrition?

The answer to the question “Which Foods to Eat” and “Which Foods to Reduce Intake of” is dependent on multiple factors. Just like the same treatment does not work for every cancer patient, based on individual context the Rose Hip may have scientific benefits or have adverse interactions. Along with which cancer – the ongoing treatments, supplements, lifestyle habits, height, weight, allergies and food preferences are all factors influencing answers to the question.

1. Any benefits of Rose Hip for Pineoblastoma with Etoposide treatment?

Pineoblastoma is known to have mutations in gene like ATR, ATM and CREBBP and others which together cause biochemical pathway changes in PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), DNA Repair (Homology Directed Repair), Notch Signaling (NOTCH1 Signaling), DNA Repair (Non-homologous end-joining) and RUNX Signaling (RUNX3 Signaling). A cancer treatment like Etoposide has molecular action on a unique set of biochemical pathways . The treatment intent is to have a good overlap with the cancer driving pathways and reduce the disease drivers. In such conditions foods which can scientifically cancel out the treatment effect by reducing the overlap between the cancer driving pathways and treatment are candidates for reducing intake of or completely avoid. For example – in the case of Pineoblastoma and treatment Etoposide – Rose Hip is not recommended. Rose Hip impacts pathways or processes like PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling) which can negate the effects of the treatment.

2. Any benefits of Rose Hip for Melanoma with Cobimetinib treatment?

Melanoma is defined and driven by specific genetic mutations like BRAF, LRP1B and MGAM leading to biochemical pathway changes in Adherens junction, Vitamin D Signaling, DNA Repair (Homology Directed Repair), Notch Signaling (NOTCH1 Signaling) and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (MTOR Signaling). Also treatments like Cobimetinib have molecular action on a unique set of biochemical pathways. Rose Hip should be considered for Melanoma while on Cobimetinib treatment. Rose Hip impacts pathways or processes like Adherens junction and Vitamin D Signaling which can either reduce drivers of Melanoma and/or improve Cobimetinib treatment effect.

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3. Any benefits of Rose Hip for gene ASXL1 associated cancer genetic risk?

Many companies offer gene panel tests for evaluating genetic risk to different cancers. These panels cover genes like ASXL1 and many others associated with high prevalence cancers of breast, ovary, uterus, prostate and gastrointestinal system and others. The intent of the genetic testing of ASXL1 is for diagnosis and/or to find out any potential risk factors for cancer. ASXL1 mutation causes biochemical pathways or processes like Oncogenic Cancer Epigenetics (CpG Methylation) and Suppressive Histone Methylation (Histone 3 Lysine 27 Methylation) to get impacted. Cancer molecular endpoints like apoptosis, proliferation and spread are impacted by pathways like Oncogenic Cancer Epigenetics (CpG Methylation) and Suppressive Histone Methylation (Histone 3 Lysine 27 Methylation). Intake of foods like Rose Hip should be reduced when there is a mutation of ASXL1 for risk of Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Rose Hip impacts pathways or processes like Oncogenic Cancer Epigenetics (CpG Methylation) and Suppressive Histone Methylation (Histone 3 Lysine 27 Methylation) and creates adverse effects with ASXL1 mutation.

4. Any benefits of Rose Hip for gene MLH1 associated cancer genetic risk?

MLH1 is also one of many genes available in panels for cancer risk testing. MLH1 mutation causes biochemical pathways or processes like P53 Signaling, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), Stem Cell Signaling, Estrogen Signaling and Growth Factor Signaling (EGFR Signaling) to get impacted. Cancer molecular endpoints like apoptosis, proliferation and spread are impacted by pathways like P53 Signaling, PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling), Stem Cell Signaling, Estrogen Signaling and Growth Factor Signaling (EGFR Signaling). Intake of foods like Rose Hip should be considered when Colon cancer risk is identified due to gene MLH1 mutation. Rose Hip impacts biochemical pathways or processes like P53 Signaling and PI3K-AKT-MTOR Signaling (PI3K-AKT Signaling) associated with genetic risk to MLH1 mutation.

* Other Factors Included Like BMI, Lifestyle Habits, Treatments

In Conclusion

Personalized nutrition planning for cancer can inform if foods like Rose Hip are recommended or not. Nutrition is the single most effective tool which cancer patients can control and nutrition decisions are dependent on questions like “Is Rose Hip beneficial for me?”

The addon personalized nutrition planning for cancer is a software approach based on molecular science. The addon approach supports cancers like Pineoblastoma, Melanoma and others along with commonly reported genomic group clusters.

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What food you eat and which supplements you take is a decision you make. Your decision should include consideration of the cancer gene mutations, which cancer, ongoing treatments and supplements, any allergies, lifestyle information, weight, height and habits.

The nutrition planning for cancer from addon is not based on internet searches. It automates the decision making for you based on molecular science implemented by our scientists and software engineers. Irrespective of whether you care to understand the underlying biochemical molecular pathways or not - for nutrition planning for cancer that understanding is needed.

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