Published in Cancer Weekly, December 17th, 2002
The study, published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, demonstrated that aspirin inhibited ovarian tumor cell growth by as much as 68%. The higher the dosage of aspirin added to the culture of ovarian cancer cells, the more growth inhibition was observed.
The researchers also found that combining aspirin with a monoclonal antibody specific for the HER-2/neu protein created even greater suppression of growth than treating the tumor cells with aspirin alone. This combination decreased ovarian cancer cell growth by 84%.
HER-2/neu is a receptor protein on the tumor...
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