Posts Tagged ‘phytochemicals’

URO TODAY: Cranberries show promising signs of preventing prostate cancer, say Canadian researchers. READ MORE>

There has been an interest in examining phytochemicals, the secondary metabolites of plants, in order to determine their potential anti-cancer activities.

In this study, we document the effects of proanthocyanidins from the American Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) on matrix metalloproteinase activity in human prostate cancer cells.

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MAY 31: CANCER.COM:  Some newer research reveals that green tea might help prevent the spread of prostate cancer. Specifically the phytochemicals found in green tea, called polyphenols attack the growth factors and protiens interupting the growth processes of tumors, resulting in preventing them from spreading to other organs of the body. READ MORE>

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