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Natural Substances Shows Promise In Cancer Prevention, Treatment

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June 8, 1998
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Animal studies using human cancer cells show that a natural sugar-phospate compound found in rice and wheat bran and legumes slows or stops the growth of several kinds of cancer and shrinks existing tumors.

Animal studies using human cancer cells show that a natural sugar-phosphate compound normally found in rice and wheat bran and in legumes slows or stops the growth of several kinds of cancer and shrinks existing tumors, a University of Maryland pathologist told an international scientific symposium today (June 8). The First International Symposium on Disease Prevention by IP6 and Other Rice Components is being held in Kyoto, Japan on June 8-9.


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