Antiproliferative effect of fermented milk on the growth of a human breast cancer cell line.

@article{Biffi1997AntiproliferativeEO,
  title={Antiproliferative effect of fermented milk on the growth of a human breast cancer cell line.},
  author={Alessandro Biffi and Danila Coradini and Ro Larsen and Laurence Riva and Giovanni Di Fronzo},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          93-9
        }
}
In vivo and in vitro studies have shown an antitumor activity of Lactobacilli in colon cancer, and some epidemiologic studies have indicated a reduced risk of breast cancer in women who consume fermented milk products. We studied the direct effect of milk fermented by five bacteria strains (Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium animalis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, and Lactobacillus paracasei) on the growth of the MCF7 breast cancer cell line. Our results showed a… CONTINUE READING

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