Seaweed and Cancer Prevention

  title={Seaweed and Cancer Prevention},
  author={S. Tokudome and K. Kuriki and M. A. Moore},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Cancer Research : Gann},
  pages={1008 - 1010}
Sir–In the Jpn. J. Cancer Res., Funahashi et al. presented convincing evidence that unpurified wakame and water-soluble mekabu can reduce the incidence, multiplicity and size of breast tumors in rats. 2) Considering that wakame/mekabu is particularly rich in iodine, they suggested that the tumor inhibition was brought about by the iodine via induction of apoptosis and proposed that their results provide a basis for the development of a chemopreventive regimen. We, however, would like to make… Expand
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