A substance found in soybeans may reduce the risk of colon cancer,
the third most common form of cancer in the world. Soy
glucosylceramide has been found to be effective in reducing the
formation and growth of tumour cells in the...
Antioxidant properties of carotenoids are thought to be at least
partly responsible for the protective effects of fruits and
vegetables against colon cancer. But there is little known about
the antioxidant impact of carotenoid-rich...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a new petition
for a health claim that suggests the consumption of soy
protein-based foods may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer
including breast, prostate and colon cancer....
The female hormone estrogen has been shown for the first time to
potentially protect against colon cancer. The new research also
found that soy protein may help reduce the number and size of
tumors that do occur.
A diet consisting of a regular intake of leafy green vegetables,
such as broccoli and cabbage, can dramatically reduce the risk of
colon cancer, suggests a study by researchers at Liverpool
University in the UK.
In Europe, approximately 75 000 citizens die from colon cancer each
year which is a significant financial and social burden on Member
States. Recent studies have revealed a link between the preventive
effect of naturally occurring...