Wheat Grass Juice May Improve Hematological Toxicity Related to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study

@article{BarSela2007WheatGJ,
  title={Wheat Grass Juice May Improve Hematological Toxicity Related to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study},
  author={G. Bar-Sela and M. Tsalic and G. Fried and H. Goldberg},
  journal={Nutrition and Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={58},
  pages={43 - 48}
}
Abstract: Myelotoxicity induced by chemotherapy may become life-threatening. Neutropenia may be prevented by granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (GCSF), and epoetin may prevent anemia, but both cause substantial side effects and increased costs. According to non-established data, wheat grass juice (WGJ) may prevent myelotoxicity when applied with chemotherapy. In this prospective matched control study, 60 patients with breast carcinoma on chemotherapy were enrolled and assigned to an… Expand
71 Citations

Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
This study is aimed to study the impact of wheatgrass juice and lifestyle recommendations (diet, physical activity and breathing exercises) on the well being, fatigue and… Expand
ConditionsFatigue
InterventionDietary Supplement
Chinese Herbal Medicine for Myelosuppression Induced by Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
  • 13
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 REFERENCES
Fermented Wheat Germ Extract Reduces Chemotherapy-Induced Febrile Neutropenia in Pediatric Cancer Patients.
  • 21
  • PDF
Wheat Grass Juice in the Treatment of Active Distal Ulcerative Colitis: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial
  • 185
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Dose and dose intensity of adjuvant chemotherapy for stage II, node-positive breast carcinoma.
  • 679
Wheat grass juice reduces transfusion requirement in patients with thalassemia major: a pilot study.
  • 90
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Lipid replacement/antioxidant therapy as an adjunct supplement to reduce the adverse effects of cancer therapy and restore mitochondrial function
  • 29
  • PDF
Dietary Antioxidants and Human Cancer
  • C. Borek
  • Medicine
  • Integrative cancer therapies
  • 2004
  • 252
  • PDF
Effects of St. John's wort on irinotecan metabolism.
  • 396
  • PDF
5-Hydroxymethyluracil excretion, plasma TBARS and plasma antioxidant vitamins in adriamycin-treated patients.
  • 66
Mechanism of antimutagenicity of wheat sprout extracts.
  • 56
...
1
2
3
4
...