Broccoli Compound Kills Cancer Cells, University of Michigan Study

Published: Dec 17, 2012

Researchers have discovered that the compound sulforaphane, found in broccoli and broccoli sprouts, can kill breast cancer stem cells where chemotherapy fails. University of Michigan researchers tested the broccoli compound in mice and in live cell cultures, discovering that sulforaphane killed breast cancer stem cells that fuel tumors and prevented new ones from growing.

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