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Vegetable compound to be tested for its effect on cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is can be diagnosed in the very early or precancerous stage through smear tests. UK researchers are planning on conducting a study to determine whether the compound, Diindolylmethane, can inhibit the development of cancer. The compound is present in foods such as broccoli, sprouts and cabbage. The women will take two capsules daily for 6 months with each capsule containing the compound equivalent of two cabbages.

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About: Vegetable compound to be tested for its effect on cervical cancer

Date: 26 January 2005

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=19294

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