A ginger-derived compound is effective against breast cancer

6-Shogaol Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells and Stem Cell-Like Spheroids by Modulation of Notch Signaling Pathway and Induction of Autophagic Cell Death.

This study investigated the effect of a ginger-derived compound 6-shogaol against breast cancer. Experiments were performed using cancer cells and they showed the efficacy of 6-shogaol in inhibiting tumor growth. The researchers concluded that this ginger-derived compound raises hope for its therapeutic benefit in breast cancer treatment. Further details can be found in the study.
Ray A, Vasudevan S, Sengupta S. 6-Shogaol Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells and Stem Cell-Like Spheroids by Modulation of Notch Signaling Pathway and Induction of Autophagic Cell Death. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 10;10(9):e0137614.



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