Natural Element Present in Broccoli Can Be Used In Prostate Cancer Therapy

Natural Element Present in Broccoli Can Be Used In Prostate Cancer Therapy
shutterstock_195628955Crucial cancer-fighting mechanisms behind sulforaphane’s action have been found, suggesting this phytochemical, naturally present in food such as broccoli, could be developed into an advanced prostate cancer therapeutic drug. Sulforaphane is known to specifically kill cancer cells and may have an invaluable function for the treatment of metastasized forms of prostate cancer. This new study, titled “SUV39H1/H3K9me3 attenuates sulforaphane-induced apoptotic signaling in PC3 prostate cancer cells was published in the journal Oncogenesis by Oregon State University and the Texas A&M Health Science Center researchers. “There’s significant evidence of the value of cruciferous vegetables in cancer prevention,” study’s lead author Emily Ho, professor and director of the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health in the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences, said in a news release. “However, this study is one of the fi
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