Milk thistle hits prostate cancer two ways

Milk thistle hits prostate cancer two ways

THREE KEY POINTS: Milk thistle extract, silibinin, selectively targets cancer cells There are four “isoforms” of silibinin, each with slightly different properties While isoform Isosilybin B was most effective at directly targeting cancer cells, Silybin A...
Milk thistle stops lung cancer in mice

Milk thistle stops lung cancer in mice

Tissue with wound-like conditions allows tumors to grow and spread. In mouse lung cancer cells, treatment with silibinin, a major component of milk thistle, removed the molecular billboards that signal these wound-like conditions and so stopped the spread of these...