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Question (09/01/2011):

Title: Studies about grape seed and cancer.

Thank you for your quick response.

I still have queries regarding grapeseeds.

Do grapeseeds kill cancer cells?

Answer:

A 2006 study published in Clinical Cancer Research found that grape seeds significantly inhibited growth of colorectal tumors in cell cultures and in mice.

A 2009 study published in Clinical Cancer Research discovered that grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells.

A 2004 study published in Int. J. Cancer indicated that grape seed extract inhibits advanced human prostate tumor growth.

A 2000 study published in Clinical Cancer Research indicated that a polyphenolic fraction from grape seeds causes irreversible growth inhibition of breast carcinoma MDA-MB468 cells by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinases activation and inducing G1 arrest and differentiation


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