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The Efficacy of Diet and Chemopreventatives on Cancer Progression in a Novel Mouse Model Mimicking Human Tumorigenesis (1998)

Title:

The Efficacy of Diet and Chemopreventatives on Cancer Progression in a Novel Mouse Model Mimicking Human Tumorigenesis

Key words:

phytoalexin, resveratrol, grapes, thyroid tumors

Research Institution:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Z. Dave Sharp

Project Description:

Dr. Sharp investigated the chemopreventive effect of diet restriction and feeding of the phytoalexin resveratrol from grapes, either alone or in combination, on tumor formation in mice which develop pituitary and/or thyroid tumors spontaneously.

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