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Nutritional Modulation of Apoptosis and Chemosensitivity: A Novel Anticancer Strategy (1996)

Title:

Nutritional Modulation of Apoptosis and Chemosensitivity: A Novel Anticancer Strategy

Key words:

etoposide, caloric restriction

Research Institution:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Location:

Arkansas

Researcher:

S. Jill James

Project Description:

Dr. James utilized caloric restriction in combination with low doses of etoposide (chemotherapeutic drug) followed by feeding as an experimental anticancer strategy to increase the sensitivity of mammary tumors to apoptosis and thus provide nutritional/ chemotherapeutic regimen to achieve higher levels of cancer cell killing in a rat model of chemically induced mammary cancer.

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