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B2G2 component of grape seed extract induces apoptosis in prostate cancer cells

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online ahead of print in the journal Nutrition and Cancer describes the laboratory synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, and shows this synthesized compound induces the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed. Read the article.

Newsletter December 2013

  Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Sidney Radomski – Nov.  2013 Our 2014 Awareness Nights schedule No meetings on Canada Day, July 1st, 2014 Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: December_Newsletter_2013

Protein in prostate biopsies signals increased cancer risk

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have shown that the presence of a particular protein in biopsied prostate tissue substantially increases the likelihood that cancer will develop in that organ. The discovery will likely help physicians decide how closely to monitor men potentially at risk for the cancer—among the most confusing and controversial dilemmas in health care. Read the article.

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