Sprouts and Chemotherapy – Reducing the Effects of Chemotherapy

When it comes to reducing the effects of chemotherapy, you need all of the information you can get. Our list of research articles will help you get started.

“Chemopreventive agent sulforaphane enhances radiosensitivity in human tumor cells.” Int J Cancer. 2009 Sep 1;125(5):1205-11. Yu D, Sekine-Suzuki E, Xue L, Fujimori A, Kubota N, Okayasu R. Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Inage-ku, Chiba-shi, Japan.

“Isothiocyanates sensitize the effect of chemotherapeutic drugs via modulation of protein kinase C and telomerase in cervical cancer cells” Mol Cell Biochem. 2009 Oct;330(1-2):9-22. Epub 2009 Apr 12. Mukherjee S, Dey S, Bhattacharya RK, Roy M. Department of Environmental Carcinogenesis and Toxicology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, 37, S. P. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata, 700 026, India.

“Preventive effects of germinated barley foodstuff on methotrexate-induced enteritis in rats” Int J Mol Med. 1998 Jun;1(6):961-6. Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Agata K, Nakamura T, Iwanaga T.  Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Takasaki, Gunma 370-12, Japan.

“Sulforaphane, a natural constituent of broccoli, prevents cell death and inflammation in nephropathy.” J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Jun 16. Guerrero-Beltrán CE, Mukhopadhyay P, Horváth B, Rajesh M, Tapia E, García-Torres I, Pedraza-Chaverri J, Pacher P. Section on Oxidative Stress Tissue Injury, Laboratory of Physiological Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-9413, USA; Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F. 04510, México.