Anticachectic effects of Coptidis rhizoma , an anti-in ̄ ammatory herb , on esophageal cancer cells that produce interleukin 6

  • Norio Iizukaa, Koji Miyamotoa, +7 authors Masaaki Okac
  • Published 2000


Herbs as alternative cancer therapies have attracted a great deal of recent attention due to their low toxicity and costs. In this study, the antitumor activity and anticachectic effect of Coptidis rhizoma, an anti-in ̄ammatory herb, were investigated in nude mice carrying a human esophageal cancer cell line YES-2, which constitutively secretes interleukin… (More)

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