Chemopreventive efficacy of silymarin in skin and prostate cancer.

  title={Chemopreventive efficacy of silymarin in skin and prostate cancer.},
  author={Gagan Deep and Rajesh Agarwal},
  journal={Integrative cancer therapies},
  volume={6 2},
Prevention and therapeutic intervention by phytochemicals are newer dimensions in the arena of cancer management. In this regard, the cancer chemopreventive role of silymarin (Silybum marianum) has been extensively studied and has shown anticancer efficacy against various cancer sites, especially skin and prostate. In skin cancer, silymarin treatment inhibits ultraviolet B radiation or chemically initiated or promoted carcinogenesis. These effects of silymarin against skin carcinogenesis have… CONTINUE READING

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