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Plant-Based Fat Inhibits Cancer-Cell Growth By Enhancing Cell's Signaling System, UB Researchers Show

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October 26, 1998
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University At Buffalo
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Nutrition researchers at the University at Buffalo have provided the first evidence that a minor plant-based fat called B-sitosterol appears to play a role in inhibiting the growth of human prostate-cancer cells.

May explain why vegetable fats like olive oil appear to reduce cancer risk


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