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a used in the treatment of cancer
Blackburn is now studying their potential as a source of anticancer treatments, since dividing is about all cancer cells do.
The first study to reveal tomatoes' anticancer properties, conducted in 1989, had found that men who consumed one or more weekly servings of tomato sauce reduced their risk of .
He was particularly interested in molecules known as terpenoids, like artemisinin, which treats malaria; taxol, an anticancer drug; and prostratin, a potential anti-HIV compound.
Susan Lindquist in Newswise (press release) We propose that HSF1 could provide a uniquely effective target for the discovery of broadly active anticancer agents,says Lindquist.
Michelle Holmes in Boston Globe We don't know exactly the mechanism, but there are a lot of hints out there that aspirin has anticancer effects,Holmes said. "It is important to reexamine some of these old drugs and see if there can be additive effects on top of...
Robert West in University of Wisconsin-Madison University Communications The results are very promising, especially in using our compound in combination with standard anticancer drugs,says West, who conducted the study in collaboration with Bikzhanova, Irina Toulokhonova of UW-Madison and Stephen Gately of RND...