Curcuminoids suppress the growth of pharynx and nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells through induced apoptosis.

@article{Lin2009CurcuminoidsST,
  title={Curcuminoids suppress the growth of pharynx and nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells through induced apoptosis.},
  author={Y L Lin and Leng-fang Wang and Yi-Chiang Hsu},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={3765-70}
}
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is one of the common malignant cancers in China, and radiotherapy or chemotherapy is the main therapy method for NPC. Curcuminoids (or curcumin), natural antioxidants, have been recently shown to produce a potent chemopreventive action against several types of cancer. They have also displayed antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. In the present study, the antiproliferation and induced apoptosis effects of curcuminoids have been investigated in Detroit 562… CONTINUE READING