The efficacy of tamoxifen in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer cells is enhanced by a medical nutriment.

@article{Marcsek2004TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of tamoxifen in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer cells is enhanced by a medical nutriment.},
  author={Zolt{\'a}n L Marcsek and Zsuzsanna Kocsis and M{\'a}ty{\'a}s Jakab and B{\'e}la Szende and Anna Tompa},
  journal={Cancer biotherapy & radiopharmaceuticals},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={746-53}
}
Avemar, a fermented wheat germ extract, has been applied in the supplementary therapy of human cancers. Because tamoxifen is commonly used in the therapy of ER+ breast cancer, in this study the combined effect of tamoxifen and Avemar treatment was investigated on MCF-7 breast cancer cells, in order to detect a possible agonistic or antagonistic action. Cytotoxicity was measured by MTT assay, the percentage of mitoses and apoptotic cells was determined morphologically, apoptosis and S-phase was… CONTINUE READING

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