TITLE

CAN TOMATOES FIGHT ORAL CANCER?

AUTHOR(S)
Lund, Amy E.
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Feb2001, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p154
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that oral cancer could be prevented or treated with a tomato extract according to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Role of lycopene in the death of cancer cells; Restoration of a natural process that helps the body kill off cells that are not developing property.
ACCESSION #
4100580

 

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