Curcumin potentiates the antitumor effects of gemcitabine in an orthotopic model of human bladder cancer through suppression of proliferative and angiogenic biomarkers.

@article{Tharakan2010CurcuminPT,
  title={Curcumin potentiates the antitumor effects of gemcitabine in an orthotopic model of human bladder cancer through suppression of proliferative and angiogenic biomarkers.},
  author={Sheeja T. Tharakan and Teruo Inamoto and Bokyung Sung and Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal and Ashish Madhav Kamat},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={218-28}
}
Little progress has been made in the last three decades in the treatment of bladder cancer. Novel agents that are nontoxic and can improve the current standard of care of this disease are urgently needed. Curcumin, a component of Curcuma longa (also called turmeric), is one such agent that has been shown to suppress pathways linked to oncogenesis, including… CONTINUE READING