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Green Tea May Lower Lung Cancer Risk
Date:1/12/2010

another group reported that a diet high in leafy green vegetables, folate and some multivitamins might protect against smoking-related genetic changes that lead to lung cancer.

The researchers from Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute in Albuquerque, N.M., found those substances, including vitamins C, A and K, could influence a chemical modification called cellular gene methylation. Aberrant gene methylation is known to be a mechanism in the development of cancer in smokers.

Their findings were published online Jan. 12 in Cancer Research.

Exploring yet another front in lung cancer science, a second study scheduled for release at the lung cancer conference suggests that lung cancer patients who are smokers seem better able than nonsmoking patients to tolerate higher -- and presumably more effective -- dosages of a standard chemotherapy treatment known as erlotinib.

The research team, from the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., found that while nonsmokers ultimately developed dangerously toxic side effects -- such as rashes, diarrhea and/or dehydration -- when placed on an average daily dose regimen of just 225 milligrams of erlotinib, smokers didn't develop similarly problematic reactions until the daily average dosage reached 300 milligrams.

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For additional details on green tea and lung cancer prevention, visit the National Cancer Institute.



SOURCES: I-Hsin Lin, M.S. student, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Norman Edelman, M.D., chief medical officer, American Lung Association, Stonybrook, N.Y.; Jan. 11-14, 2010, presentations, AACR-IASLC Joint Conference on Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer, Coronado, Calif.


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