Tag: American Association for Cancer Research

Preventing prostate cancer through androgen deprivation may have harmful effects

Contact: Jeremy Moore Jeremy.Moore@aacr.org 215-446-7109 American Association for Cancer Research PHILADELPHIA — The use of androgen deprivation therapies to prevent precancerous prostate abnormalities developing into aggressive prostate cancer may have adverse effects in men with precancers with specific genetic alterations, according to data from a preclinical study recently […]

Bitter melon extract attacks breast cancer cells

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Nancy Solomon solomonn@slu.edu 314-977-8017 Saint Louis University Early Saint Louis University research points to promising area of research IMAGE:Ratna Ray, Ph.D., professor of pathology at Saint Louis University, found bitter melon extract inhibited the growth of breast cancer cells. Click here for […]

Grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells, proving value of natural compounds: “forces laboratory leukemia cells to commit cell suicide”

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Jeremy Moore Jeremy.moore@aacr.org 267-646-0557 American Association for Cancer Research PHILADELPHIA – An extract from grape seeds forces laboratory leukemia cells to commit cell suicide, according to researchers from the University of Kentucky. They found that within 24 hours, 76 percent of leukemia […]

Quercitin Blocks Androgen activity preventing prostate cancer growth – Otherwise 80% of prostate cancers re-appear after 1 – 2 years

Contact: Mary Lawson lawson.mary18@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Natural substances in fruits and vegetables may be potential treatment for prostate cancer ROCHESTER, MINN. — Quercetin (kwer-se-ten), a natural substance found in apples, onions, tea and red wine, may be a potentially novel approach for preventing and treating prostate cancer, […]