Effects of Curcumin on Tumor Growth and Muscle Mass in a Mouse Model of Cancer Cachexia
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Oncology Nursing Society
Oncology Nursing Forum
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Shelves: RC266 .O52x Raynor Memorial Periodicals; doi: 10.1188/08.ONF.455-459
To determine whether a diet containing 1% curcumin, a highly colored botanical food containing compounds that suppress expression of proinflammatory mediators implicated in the pathobiology of tumor-induced muscle wasting, would preserve muscle mass in two animal models of cancer cachexia.