Cancer Research Journal

Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Evaluation of Anti-Cancer Properties of Lichens Using Albino wistar Rats as an Animal Model

    Shanmugam Poornima, Ponnusamy Ponmurugan, Khader Syed Zameer Ahmed, Ganesan Ayyappadasan, Fahad Khalid Aldhafiri, Balakrishnan Santhanaraj

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 84-89
    Received: Oct. 20, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 04, 2016
    Published: Nov. 29, 2016
    Abstract: Studies were undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of purified lichen extracts against cancer induced Albino wistar rats as an animal model under in vivo condition. Lichen species were collected from different mean sea level of Yercaud hills of Tamil Nadu, India. Extraction and purification of lichen compounds were done using silica gel column chroma... Show More
  • Reactive Oxygen Species and Serous Epithelial Ovarian Adenocarcinoma

    Shakeria Cohen, Sharifeh Mehrabi, Xuebiao Yao, Stephanie Millingen, Felix O. Aikhionbare

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 106-114
    Received: Nov. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 10, 2016
    Published: Jan. 09, 2017
    Abstract: Serous ovarian cancer (SOC) is usually diagnosed at late stage and stage-adjusted five year survival rate is low. Mortality is relatively heavy on African-Americans/Black (AA) affected with SOC compared to their Caucasian counterparts, though the cause for the disparity remains unclear. DNA damage induced by oxidative stress has been linked to ovar... Show More