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Study to Evaluate the Effect of Sulforaphane in Broccoli Sprout Extract on Breast Tissue

2014-07-23 21:12:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of a broccoli sprout preparation on specific factors in breast tissue that are related to breast cancer risk and to assess whether sulforaphane a key component of broccoli sprouts increases the levels of protective enzymes in breast tissue. In addition, the investigators will also examine how acceptable the broccoli sprouts preparation is to the study participants.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Intervention

Broccoli sprout extract (sulforaphane), Mango juice without extract

Location

Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21205

Status

Recruiting

Source

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:42-0400

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