CHINESE WORMWOOD HAS PROVEN ACTIVITY AGAINST CANCER CELLS

January 20, 2014 by  
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A large amount of scientific research has shown that artemesinin, a potent compound in the Chinese wormwood plant (Artemisia annua), can kill 98% of breast cancer cells in less than 16 hours. The herb used alone caused a 28% reduction in breast cancer cells, but when paired with iron, sweet wormwood was able to eradicate […]

ANTICANCER ACTIVITY OF PHENOLIC ANTIOXIDANTS AGAINST BREAST CANCER CELLS AND A SPONTANEOUS MAMMARY TUMOUR

May 30, 2013 by  
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The present study was focused on known specific phenolic antioxidants to investigate their chemotherapeutic potential. Although tamoxifen showed greater potency in breast cancer patients endometrial cancer emerges after prolonged treatment. Because no predictive biomarker for response is currently available to guide the choice of cytotoxic chemotherapy for breast cancer, the choice of drugs is usually […]

PLANT PHENOLICS IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CANCER

May 30, 2013 by  
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Epidemiological studies indicate that populations consuming high levels of plant derived foods have low incidence rates of various cancers. Recent findings implicate a variety of phytochemicals, including phenolics, in these anticancer properties. Both monophenolic and polyphenolic compounds from a large variety of plant foods, spices and beverages have been shown to inhibit or attenuate the […]