Cancer Prevention

Study Shows New Mechanism for the Prevention of HER2/neu Breast Cancer

March 11, 2015

According to the American Cancer Society, up to 30 percent of all breast cancer patients are HER2/neu positive. This means they have too much of the HER2/neu growth-promoting protein, which causes the development of an aggressive form of breast cancer. Although several drugs are available to treat HER2/neu producing breast cancer, such as Trastuzumab (Herceptin) […]

Whole Grains: Eating to Prescribing Grains for Better Health, Cancer Prevention

June 28, 2013

Understanding the biology of grains is only one challenge. Understanding how they interact with human biology to prevent disease is another. Shengmin Sang, PhD, associate professor and lead scientist in functional food for NC A&T State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies (CEPHT) at the NCRC, envisions his research contributing to the day when […]