The antineoplasic effect of molecular iodine on human mammary cancer involves the activation of apoptotic pathways and the inhibition of angiogenesis.

@inproceedings{VegaRiveroll2009TheAE,
  title={The antineoplasic effect of molecular iodine on human mammary cancer involves the activation of apoptotic pathways and the inhibition of angiogenesis.},
  author={Laura Vega-Riveroll and P Mondragon and J Rojas-Aguirre and Juan Ignacio Romero-Romo and Guadalupe Delgado and Carmen Aceves},
  year={2009}
}
CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: 2008 Abstracts Abstract #3082 Breast cancer is the most frequent malignant neoplasia in women. One factor thought to influence the incidence of breast cancer is diet. Japanese women, who have a high dietary intake of iodine (5280 vs 209 µg/day in western population) due to ingestion of seaweed, have the lowest incidence of breast cancer in the world. In normal mammary gland, iodine deficiency is involved in dysplasias, which are reversible with… CONTINUE READING