The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease Highlights Anti-Cancer Activities of the Food Extracts Quercetin, EGCG, Glycyrrhizin, and Trans-Cinnamaldehyde
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Some Scientific Studies:
Quercetin (a compound found in capers, apples, red onion, and other foods)
1. Nothlings U, et al. A food pattern that is predictive of flavonol intake and risk of pancreatic cancer. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Dec;88(6):1653-62.
2. Knekt P, et al. Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Sep;76(3):560-8.
3. Cruz-Correa M, et al. Combination treatment with curcumin and quercetin of adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Aug;4(8):1035-8.
EGCG (a compound found in green tea)
1. Bettuzzi S, et al. Chemoprevention of human prostate cancer by oral administration of green tea catechins in volunteers with high-grade prostate intraepithelial neoplasia: a preliminary report from a one-year proof-of-principle study. Cancer Res. 2006 Jan 15;66(2):1234-40.
2. Zhang M, et al. Green tea and the prevention of breast cancer: a case-control study in
Glycyrrhizin (a compound found in the liquorice root)
1. Kumada H. Long-term treatment of chronic hepatitis C with glycyrrhizin [stronger neo-minophagen C (SNMC)] for preventing liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Oncology. 2002;62 Suppl 1:94-100.
2. Ikeda K, et al. A long-term glycyrrhizin injection therapy reduces hepatocellular carcinogenesis rate in patients with interferon-resistant active chronic hepatitis C: a cohort study of 1249 patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2006 Mar;51(3):603-9.
Trans-Cinnamaldehyde (a compound found in the bark of cinnamon trees)
1. Cabello CM, et al. The cinnamon-derived Michael acceptor cinnamic aldehyde impairs melanoma cell proliferation, invasiveness, and tumor growth. Free Radic Biol Med. 2009 Jan 15;46(2):220-31.
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