breast cancer

Dec. 10, 2022

Olive Oil Health Benefits

The health benefits of olive oil are mostly derived from monounsaturated fats and polyphenols. However, not all olive oils are created equally.

Dec. 30, 2021

What Are Polyphenols and Why Should You Care?

The plant compounds in high-quality extra virgin olive oils provide important health benefits.

Sep. 1, 2021

Oleocanthal-Based Treatment Shows Promise Against Aggressive Type of Breast Cancer

A study from the University of Louisiana-Monroe showed that an oleocanthal-xylitol formulation suppressed the initiation and progression of breast cancer in mice.

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.

Sep. 15, 2014

Student Isolates Phenolic Compound for Cancer Research

A senior at the University of Louisiana looking at the natural compounds of olive oil has made remarkable progress in the field of cancer research.

Mar. 29, 2012

Olive Oil, Beans and Fish Protect from Breast Cancer

According to a new study by Greek-Cypriot researchers, a diet rich in olive oil, vegetables, beans and fish can protect from breast cancer.

Nov. 27, 2011

Award for Research on Role of Olive Oil in Breast Cancer Prevention

Researchers at the University of Jaén have become the first to win Castillo de Canena’s Luis Vaño Olive Oil Research Prize awarded to the best olive or olive oil-related research study in Spain.

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.