Pro-vitamin E Shown To Be Active Against Breast Cancer Cells

Thu, 14 Dec 2006 07:00 PM EST

... A precursor of vitamin E has been shown to be effective against breast cancer cell lines which over-express human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2).About 30% of breast cancers exhibit high levels of HER2 - a feature that appears to make the disease resistant to many common treatments including chemotherapeutic agents. [click link for full article] ...