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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Soy Isoflavones Blocks Acids That Cause Lung Cancer and Protects Healthy Tissues


Soy isoflavones block cancer cells' DNA repair mechanisms while protecting normal tissue

A component in soybeans increases radiation's ability to biological transform cancerous lung cells, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official monthly journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

"To improve radiotherapy for lung cancer cells, we are studying the potential of natural non-toxic components of soybeans, called soy isoflavones, to augment the effect of radiation against the tumor cells and at the same time protect normal lung against radiation injury," said Dr. Gilda Hillman, an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Wayne State University's School of Medicine and the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.

"These natural soy isoflavones can sensitize cancer cells to the effects of radiotherapy, by inhibiting survival mechanisms which cancer cells activate to protect themselves," Hillman said. "At the same time, soy isoflavones can also act as antioxidants in normal tissues, which protect them against unintended damage from the radiotherapy. In a recent study, published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, we demonstrated that soy isoflavones increase killing of cancer cells by radiation via blocking DNA repair mechanisms, which are turned on by the cancer cells to survive the damage caused by radiation."

Human A549 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells that were treated with soy isoflavones before radiation showed more DNA damage and less repair activity than cells that received only radiation.

Researchers used a formulation consisting of the three main isoflavones found in soybeans, including genistein, daidzein and glycitein.

Previously, researchers had found that pure genistein demonstrated antitumor activity in human NSCLC cell lines and enhanced the effects of EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitors. This study showed that the soy mixture had an even greater antitumor effect than pure genistein. The soy mixture also is consistent with the soy isoflavone pills used in clinical studies, which have been proven to be safe, researchers said.

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The study was supported by the American Institute for Cancer Research.

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Ingredients: Certified Organic Soy Sprouts

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 grams
Servings Per Container: 90

Amount Per
Serving
% Daily
Value*

Calories
-Calories from fat
13.95
5.5
Total Fat
-Saturated Fat
-Cholesterol
.61 g
.1 g
.0 g
>1%
>1%
>1%

Sodium
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
Sugars
Protein
Vitamin A
Calcium
Iron
3.9 g
.9 g
.6 g
.2 g
1.25 g
1.5 iu
11.1 mg
200 mcg
>1%
>1%
>1%
>1%
>1%
>1%
1%
1%

*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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About the Journal of Thoracic Oncology:

The Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) is the official monthly journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). It is a prized resource for medical specialists and scientists who focus on the detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. It emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach, including original research (clinical trials and translational or basic research), reviews and opinion pieces.

To learn more about the JTO please visit http://journals.lww.com/jto/pages/default.aspx.

About IASLC:

The Denver-based International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is the only global organization dedicated to the study of lung cancer. Founded in 1972, the association's membership includes more than 3,000 lung cancer specialists in 80 countries.

IASLC members work toward developing and promoting the study of etiology, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and all other aspects of lung cancer and thoracic malignancies. IASLC members work to enhance the understanding of lung cancer among scientists, members of the medical community and the public. To learn more about the IASLC please visit http://iaslc.org/

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