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Tumor Radiosensitization by Dietary Quercetin (2003)

Title:

Tumor Radiosensitization by Dietary Quercetin

Key words:

Phytochemicals, quercetin, melanoma

Research Institution:

Thomas Jefferson University

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Randy Burd

Project Description:

These studies were designed to determine whether ingestion of the phytochemical quercetin renders melanoma tumour cells more sensitive to killing by radiation therapy because the ability of tumours to protect against DNA damage is reduced.

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