A conversation with Rajesh Agarwal, PhD
May 30, 2013 · Comments Off
After earning a PhD in organic chemistry, a post-doc position in a cancer lab helped...
A University of Colorado Cancer study published today in the journal Carcinogenesis shows that bitter melon juice restricts the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metabolize glucose, thus cutting the cells' energy source and eventually killing them.
"When you have a cell affected by UV radiation, you either want to repair it or kill it so that it cannot go on to cause cancer. We show that silibinin does both," says Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, co-program leader of Cancer Prevention and Control at the CU Cancer Center and professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
As colorectal cancer gets more aggressive, treatment with grape seed extract is even more effective
January 16, 2013 · Comments Off
This study shows that many of the same mutations that allow colorectal cancer cells to metastasize and survive traditional therapies make them especially sensitive to treatment with GSE," says Molly Derry, doctoral candidate in the lab of Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, investigator at the CU Cancer Center and professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
High fiber diet prevents prostate cancer progression
January 9, 2013 · Comments Off
The rate of prostate cancer occurrence in Asian cultures is similar to the rate in Western cultures, but in the West, prostate cancer tends to progress, whereas in Asian cultures it does not. Why? A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the January 2013 issue of the journal Cancer Prevention Research shows that the answer may be a high-fiber diet.
Agarwal: Cancer chemoprevention research growing strong in Colorado
May 3, 2011 · Comments Off
In 2009, the University of Colorado Cancer Center reorganized some of its programs, and as...
Silibinin, a milk thistle extract, decreases tumor size in mice by inhibiting production of an...
Milk thistle shows promise for prevention of colorectal cancer in new CU Cancer Center study
October 1, 2010 · Comments Off
Silibinin (a milk thistle extract active agent)decreased the growth of colon tumors in mice when...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
October 1, 2010
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