Cancer chemoprevention agent development strategies for genistein.

  title={Cancer chemoprevention agent development strategies for genistein.},
  author={Vernon E. Steele and Michael Ashley Pereira and Caroline C. Sigman and Gary j. Kelloff},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={125 3 Suppl},
Cancer chemoprevention refers to the reduction of cancer incidence by administration of agents or drugs that inhibit, reverse or retard the cancer process. Genistein has demonstrated a wide variety of biological activities that make it a good candidate for a chemopreventive agent. Many agents, such as genistein, are currently being tested with the goal of developing safe and effective chemopreventive drugs for human use. Genistein was investigated as a potential chemopreventive agent in an… CONTINUE READING