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Dietary Inhibition of Cyclooxgenase as a Chemopreventive Strategy for Upper Aerodigestive System Cancer (1996)

Title:

Dietary Inhibition of Cyclooxgenase as a Chemopreventive Strategy for Upper Aerodigestive System Cancer

Key words:

curcumin, retinoic acid, cyclooxygenase

Research Institution:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Peter G Sacks

Project Description:

Dr. Sacks examined the effects of various dietary compounds such as curcumin and retinoic acid, on the expression of an activating enzyme, cyclooxygenase, in both normal and premalignant human oral cells in culture.

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