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Foods Against Breast Cancer

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Foods Against Breast Cancer Green tea red wine red grapes red onions skin of red apples Estrogens cause breast cancer cell growth"Estrogens 'cause breast cancer cell growth.*] Current treatment of Estrogen-positive breast tumors is directed towards interruption of estrogen activity. We report that treatment of 'such cells] with kaempferol resulted in a...decrease in cell number...These findings suggest that modulation of 'Estrogen-receptor] expression and function by kaempferol may be, in part, responsible for its anti-proliferative effects seen 'experimentally...]" See DETAILS below for foods containing it.

*Refers to growth of estrogen-receptor-positive cancer cells. Meaning, those cancer cells that are growth-stimulated by estrogen.

DETAILS: In discussion with Dr. Hung, he noted that foods rich in kaempferol are Green tea, red wine (and presumably red grapes,) red onions and the skin of red apples.

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H. Hung, Lab. of Molecular Endocrinology, National Cancer Centre of Singapore.

In: Journal of Cell Physiology, vol.2, 2004.

 

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