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March 15, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered what they say is a potent chemical found in broccoli and related vegetables that appears to boost the cancer-fighting abilities of human and animal cells. The researchers also believe the natural compound may not be particular about the types of cancer it prevents--possibly guarding against colon and prostate cancers as well as the breast cancers that strike post-menopausal women. Dr.
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March 15, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered what they say is a potent chemical found in broccoli and related vegetables that appears to boost the cancer-fighting abilities of human and animal cells. The researchers also believe the natural compound may not be particular about the types of cancer it prevents--possibly guarding against colon and prostate cancers as well as the breast cancers that strike post-menopausal women. Dr.
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April 24, 1999 | MELINDA FULMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Broccoli, so hated by former President Bush that he banned it from Air Force One, is a darling of the vegetable patch. Studies that show it contains a cancer-fighting chemical and packaging innovations that make it easier for consumers to prepare, have helped boost broccoli sales at a time when overall vegetable consumption is flat. Experts believe the popularity of broccoli will continue to grow, despite a steady increase in the retail price of the crunchy vegetable.
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