Curcumin for chemoprevention of colon cancer.

  title={Curcumin for chemoprevention of colon cancer.},
  author={Jeremy James Johnson and Hasan Mukhtar},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  volume={255 2},
The most practical approach to reduce the morbidity and mortality of cancer is to delay the process of carcinogenesis through the use of chemopreventive agents. This necessitates that safer compounds, especially those derived from natural sources must be critically examined for chemoprevention. A spice common to India and the surrounding regions, is turmeric, derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa. Pre-clinical studies in a variety of cancer cell lines including breast, cervical, colon… CONTINUE READING
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