breast cancer

Aug. 27, 2020

NCI Funds Effort to Develop Oleocanthal as Cancer Prevention Tool

The National Cancer Institute awarded a grant for researchers to develop the nutraceutical phenolic compound as a functional food in the prevention of breast cancer.

Jan. 30, 2019

Compound Found in Olives May Help Prevent Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

A study completed at the University of Jaén has identified the benefits that a compound found in both olives and olive oil may have on an aggressive type of breast cancer.

Jun. 19, 2018

Researchers Isolate Component of EVOO That Attacks Breast Cancer Stem Cells

A molecule in extra virgin olive oil targets the metabolism and the epigenesis of breast cancer stem cells, effectively preventing them from generating more tumors.

Jun. 19, 2017

Red Onions Have Potent Cancer-Fighting Properties

Onion-based flavonoids are best at triggering apoptosis in abnormally dividing cells, researchers found.

Mar. 9, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Deadliest Breast Cancer by 40 Percent

"We found a strong link between the Mediterranean diet and reduced oestrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer risk," said lead researcher Piet van den Brandt

Jun. 14, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil May Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse

A new study suggests that Mediterranean diet including generous amounts of olive oil may reduce the risk of breast cancer relapse compared to a normal diet.

Jun. 30, 2010

Key Mechanism Links Olive Oil to Protection Against Breast Cancer.

Scientists demonstrated that virgin olive oil is associated with a decrease in the activity of the p21Ras oncogene, which stimulates the growth of tumors.