Published in Cancer Weekly, October 24th, 2006
"It has been demonstrated that the PL mushroom, which mainly consists of polysaccharides, possesses antitumour activity. The mechanisms of PL against malignant growth remain unknown," scientists in the United States reported.
"The anticancer drug Dox has been shown to induce apoptosis via initiating a caspase cascade," explained L. Collins and colleagues, Boston University. "In this investigation, we tested the effect of PL on Dox-induced apoptosis in prostate cancer LNCaP cells. We showed that PL or Dox, at relatively...
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