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Pitt study finds plant-based compound slows breast cancer in a mouse model

  • Posted: August 6, 2012

The natural plant compound phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) hinders the development of mammary tumors in a mouse model with similarities to human breast cancer progression, according to a University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute study published August 2 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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