Alleviating effect of active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) for anticancer drug-induced side effects in non-tumor-bearing mice.

@article{Shigama2009AlleviatingEO,
  title={Alleviating effect of active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) for anticancer drug-induced side effects in non-tumor-bearing mice.},
  author={Kota Shigama and Akihiro Nakaya and Koji Wakame and Hiroshi Nishioka and Hajime Fujii},
  journal={Journal of experimental therapeutics & oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={43-51}
}
Active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) is an extract of a basidiomycete mushroom that is used as a supplement by some cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy; it is thought to enhance the therapeutic effects and reduce the side effects of select anticarcinogenic agents. AHCC has been reported to strengthen the anticancer effects of cisplatin (CDDP) and ameliorate its side effects in female BALB/cA mice inoculated with Colon-26 tumor cells. In this study, the role of AHCC in alleviating the… CONTINUE READING
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