Title

Effects of Curcumin on Tumor Growth and Muscle Mass in a Mouse Model of Cancer Cachexia

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

5 p.

Publication Date

5-2008

Publisher

Oncology Nursing Society

Source Publication

Oncology Nursing Forum

Source ISSN

0190-535X

Original Item ID

Shelves: RC266 .O52x Raynor Memorial Periodicals; doi: 10.1188/08.ONF.455-459

Abstract

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.

Comments

Oncology Nursing Forum, Vol. 35, No. 3 (May 2008): 455-459. DOI.

Donna McCarthy was affiliated with Ohio State University at the time of publication.

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