Apple A Day, Helps Keep Breast Cancer Away

News — By on February 27, 2009 at 3:26 am

ITHACA, N.Y. — A U.S. researcher has confirmed that an apple a day — plus other fruits and vegetable — does indeed reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Rui Hai Liu of the University of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., said his six studies published in the past year add to growing evidence that an apple and other produce significantly inhibit the size of mammary tumors in rats — and the more extracts they were given, the greater the inhibition. In his latest study, Liu found that a type of adenocarcinoma — a highly malignant tumor and the main cause of death of breast-cancer patients, as well as of animals with mammary cancer — was evident in 81 percent of tumors in the control animals. However, it develo…

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