Potential Role of Lycopene in the Treatment of Hepatitis C and Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma


Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are growing health problems around the world. Oxidative stress plays a significant role in the initiation and progression of h...

Biological activity of lycopene metabolites: implications for cancer prevention


While early studies focused on the potential roles in health and disease of provitamin A carotenoids, such as ?-carotene, research over the past decade has provided a framework for our understand...

Lycopene and Soy Isoflavones in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer


Dietary intake of lycopene and soy has been associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. In vitro studies with lycopene and genistein, a soy isoflavone, have shown induction of apoptosis and ...

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