Extract Of Bitter Melon May Slow Breast Cancer – Part 2 of 3
The extract slowed the growth of these breast cancer cells and even killed them, the researchers found. The next imprint is to see if the team can repeat these findings in animals. If so, human trials might follow.
Eating bitter melon could also have a beneficial effect. “It has ingredients which are good for the health.” Those ingredients embody Vitamin C and flavonoids.
Marji McCullough, strategic director of nutritional epidemiology at the American Cancer Society, expressed interest in the findings. “The results of this laboratory cram are intriguing. But before recommending bitter melon extract supplements for cancer prevention, we need appropriate clinical trials to establish its safety and efficacy in humans.”