All publications of “Lucas Reifur”

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Paullinia cupana for control of hot flashes in breast cancer patients: a pilot study

Saulo Silva Oliveira, Adriana Braz del Giglio, Tatiana Goberstein Lerner, Rebecca Melo Zanellato, Livia Tiemi, Lucas Reifur, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400005

Objective:To evaluated whether Paullinia cupana decrease number and severity of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors.METHODS:This was a prospective phase II pilot study. We studied female breast cancer survivors who had completed the cancer treatment 3 months previously and who were experiencing at least 14 hot flashes per week. At least 9 of the 15 patients were required to have a decrease of at least 50% in hot flash severity score in keeping with the Simon Design. Patients received 50mg […]