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Jun. 29, 2017

Your Waistline Can Predict Cancer Risk

British scientists find it's not just how much you weigh but where your weight accumulates that can have a bearing on cancer risk.

Jun. 21, 2017

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer's Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Jun. 19, 2017

Red Onions Have Potent Cancer-Fighting Properties

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

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Sep. 12, 2016

Oleocanthal, a Polyphenol in Olive Oil, Positively Impacts Human Melanoma Cells

According to new research, oleocanthal may be a potent anticancer agent for aggressive melanoma skin cancers.

Sep. 9, 2016

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

Higher adherence to a Mediterranean diet has been shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer by 50 percent.

Jul. 18, 2016

Olive Oil Offers Promising Role in Treatment of Bladder Cancer

An olive oil-mycobacteria suspension exhibited the greatest inhibition of tumor cell growth and stimulated the highest level of cytokines that are essential to initiating an anti-tumor immune response in the bladder.

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.

Feb. 24, 2016

Med Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Incidence of Invasive Breast Cancer

Randomized trial shows that consuming a MedDiet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduces invasive breast cancer by 68 percent

Feb. 12, 2016

Olive Oil May Be Useful in Brain Cancer Chemoprevention

Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.

Sep. 17, 2015

Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

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Jul. 16, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer

Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.

Jun. 15, 2015

Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Jun. 4, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Uterine Cancer

Women who regularly consumed at least six of the Mediterranean diet’s components reduced their risk of uterine cancer by 46 percent.

Apr. 7, 2015

How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.

Feb. 18, 2015

Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells

Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.

Jan. 19, 2015

Mediterranean Diet with a Swiss Twist Lowers Cancer and Heart Disease Risk

Even a culturally-adapted adherence to the traditional Mediterranean style diet can extend lives.

Dec. 11, 2014

Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth

A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.

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.

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