The Weekly Newsmagazine of Science
Number 17 (April 24, 1999)
References & Sources
Tomato compound fights
Lycopene, a substance found in
tomatoes, appears to shrink prostate tumors.
Kucuk, O., et al. 1999. Lycopene supplementation in men with
localized prostate cancer (PCa) modulates grade and volume of prostatic
intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) and tumor, level of serum PSA and
biomarkers of cell growth, differentiation and apoptosis. Meeting
of the American Association for Cancer Research. April. Philadelphia.
Raloff, J. 1997. Looking for
lycopene? Tomatoes are okay, but . . . Science News Online.
Wayne State University
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
110 East Warren Street
Detroit, MI 48201
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1999, p. 271. Copyright © 1999, Science Service.
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