Cinnamon extract suppresses tumor progression by modulating angiogenesis and the effector function of CD8+ T cells.

@article{Kwon2009CinnamonES,
  title={Cinnamon extract suppresses tumor progression by modulating angiogenesis and the effector function of CD8+ T cells.},
  author={Ho-Keun Kwon and Won Kyung Jeon and Ji Sun Hwang and Choong-Gu Lee and Jae-Seon So and J B Park and Byoung Seob Ko and Sin-Hyeog Im},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={278 2},
  pages={174-182}
}
Cinnamon is one of the most widely used herbal medicines with diverse bioactive effects. However, little evidence has been reported about the potential anti-tumor effects of cinnamon. In vitro and in vivo system, cinnamon treatment strongly inhibited the expression of pro-angiogenic factors and master regulators of tumor progression not only in melanoma cell lines but also in experimental melanoma model. In addition, cinnamon treatment increased the anti-tumor activities of CD8(+) T cells by… CONTINUE READING