Potential of the dietary antioxidants resveratrol and curcumin in prevention and treatment of hematologic malignancies.

@article{Kelkel2010PotentialOT,
  title={Potential of the dietary antioxidants resveratrol and curcumin in prevention and treatment of hematologic malignancies.},
  author={Mareike Kelkel and Claus Jacob and Mario A. Dicato and Marc Diederich},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={7035-74}
}
Despite considerable improvements in the tolerance and efficacy of novel chemotherapeutic agents, the mortality of hematological malignancies is still high due to therapy relapse, which is associated with bad prognosis. Dietary polyphenolic compounds are of growing interest as an alternative approach, especially in cancer treatment, as they have been proven to be safe and display strong antioxidant properties. Here, we provide evidence that both resveratrol and curcumin possess huge potential… CONTINUE READING