Article #1 is a very interesting article from Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center that have identified an important step toward potentially shutting down the growth of prostate cancer cells. Article #2 expands on the benefits of the compound that was found to induce cancer cell death, known as apoptosis, but left healthy cells unharmed. Article #3 deals with a DNA regulator, (PRH’s) they state that the findings could lead to new ways of combating the spread of the disease in multiple cancers! Article #4 states that that men suffering from prostate cancer who took fish oil supplements alongside a low-fat diet demonstrated changes in their cancer tissue that may indicate reduced cancer aggression.
1) Target identified for shutting down growth of prostate cancer cells (Monday 10 March 2014)
“We now have a target that we could potentially exploit to develop a drug for treatment,” said Dr. Kittler, UT Southwestern’s first Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research. Full Story: Target identified for shutting down growth of prostate cancer cells
2) Compound in grape seed extract ‘kills prostate cancer cells’