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Mechanism of Cancer Chemoprevention by Constituents of Cruciferous Vegetables (2005)

Title:

Mechanism of Cancer Chemoprevention by Constituents of Cruciferous Vegetables

Key words:

breast cancer, ovarian canecr, DIM, cruciferous vegetables

Research Institution:

University of California, Los Angeles

Location:

California

Researcher:

Oliver Hankinson

Project Description:

These studies were designed to address the antitumor mechanism and the potential chemopreventive effects of 3, 3�-di-indolylmethanine (DIM), a phytochemical found in cruciferous vegetables. The study examined whether DIM inhibits metastasis of human breast and ovarian cancer cell lines through modulation of chemokine receptors and chemotaxis.

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