Anti-cancer properties of phenolics from apple waste on colon carcinogenesis in vitro.

@article{McCann2007AnticancerPO,
  title={Anti-cancer properties of phenolics from apple waste on colon carcinogenesis in vitro.},
  author={Mark J McCann and Chris I. R. Gill and Gerald O' Brien and Jyothsna R Rao and W. Colin McRoberts and Paul Hughes and RaeLynn D. McEntee and Ian R. Rowland},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={1224-30}
}
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in Western countries. The World Health Organisation identifies diet as a critical risk factor in the development and progression of this disease and the protective role of high levels of fruit and vegetable consumption. Several studies have shown that apples contain several phenolic compounds that are potent anti-oxidants in humans. However, little is known about other beneficial properties of apple phenolics in cancer. We have used the HT29… CONTINUE READING