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Turmeric, a staple at juice bars and in the kitchens of cooks who like the root for its color, flavor, and suggested health benefits, is showing more promise than ever.

About 700 kids under the age of five are diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in the United States each year.
Advanced cases of Neuroblastoma are hard to cure and treatments such as chemotherapy can have lasting effects.

“The survival for high risk neuroblastoma is 40-50 percent. And that is with very intensive therapy,” said Dr. Tamarah Westmoreland, a surgeon and researcher at Nemours.

Westmoreland teamed up with Dr. Sudipta Seal , who directs the University of Central Florida’s Technology Center and Advance Materials Processing Analysis Center.

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