Seaweed extract may hold promise for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment

Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 23:28 in Health & Medicine

Seaweed extract may eventually emerge as a lymphoma treatment, according to laboratory research. Seaweeds containing fucoidan, a sulfated polysaccharide similar to heparin in chemical structure, have been reported to have anti-tumor activity in mice and some cell lines.

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