Featured Article: Curcumin: the spicy modulator of breast carcinogenesis

New Content ItemDespite best efforts, a cure for breast cancer remains yet to be discovered.  However, advances in treatment and prevention are making great progress in breast cancer research.  Over the years, naturally-sourced products are becoming increasingly popular in breast cancer therapy and prevention.  Curcumin is the main component of turmeric, a spice derived from the ginger plant family. Historically, curcumin has been used as a homemade remedy for a variety of medical complaints, however in recent years, the role of curcumin as a promising natural anticancer agent has been of particular interest. 

In this review, U Banik et al., highlight the effects that curcumin can have on breast carcinogenesis and discuss the potential for this natural product to play a major role in breast cancer research.

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