Archive for the ‘BREAST CANCER’ Category

Metabolites of ginsenosides as novel breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP) inhibitors

Source: Jin J, Shahi S, Kang HK, et al. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Volume 345, Issue 4, 14 July 2006, Pages 1308–1314 ATP-binding cassette sub-family G member 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ABCG2 gene and alternatively referred to as the Breast Cancer Resistance Protein. We have previously shown […]

Circumvention of multi-drug resistance of cancer cells by Chinese herbal medicines

Chin Med. 2010; 5: 26. Published online 2010 July 25. doi: 10.1186/1749-8546-5-26 Abstract Multi-drug resistance (MDR) of cancer cells severely limits therapeutic outcomes. A proposed mechanism for MDR involves the efflux of anti-cancer drugs from cancer cells, primarily mediated by ATP-binding cassette (ABC) membrane transporters including P-glycoprotein. This article reviews the recent progress of using […]

Prognosis following the use of complementary and alternative medicine in women diagnosed with breast cancer

Prognosis following the use of complementary and alternative medicine in women diagnosed with breast cancer Objective The purpose of this study was to assess whether CAM use affected breast cancer prognosis in those who did not receive systemic therapy. Design Secondary data analysis of baseline/survey data from the Women’s Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) study. […]