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Study: Pomegranate Extract Disables Breast Cancer Stem Cells

October 11, 2017 at 4:46 pm




Pomegranate kills cancer at its root – the stem cells – while chemo and radiation often make it come back even stronger

 

A new study shows pomegranate extract can stop breast cancer stem cells in their tracks, preventing them from replicating and breaking up existing cancer cell clusters.

Researchers at the University of Albany have found a chemical compound in the fruit that targets and weakens cancer stem cells, without damaging surrounding cells.