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Gluthathione and Dietary Modulation in Colon Cancer Treatment (1990)

Title:

Gluthathione and Dietary Modulation in Colon Cancer Treatment

Key words:

broccoli, cabbage, glutathione, 5-FU

Research Institution:

University of South Florida

Location:

Florida

Researcher:

Marianne F Chen

Project Description:

Dr. Chen evaluated whether consumption of broccoli and cabbage might increase the level of glutathione in colon tissue. She also tested whether glutathione might enhance colon tumor cell killings by 5-FU (5-fluorouracil) and thereby possibly improve the effectiveness of 5-FU treatment of colon cancer.

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