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Holarrhena floribunda leaves as a potential source of bioactive anticancer compounds
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in developed and developing nations. It is estimated that 86% of new cases and 64% of death due to cancer are from Africa and 13.1 million deaths are estimated ...
Fatty acids as cancer preventive tools in the dietary modulation of altered lipid profiles associated with hepatocarcinogenesis
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This thesis consists of a brief description on cancer, carcinogenesis, the changes in the type and level of dietary fat available in our diets over time and association with the development of certain diseases. The main ...
Investigating the anti-cancer activity of novel phenothiazines in glioblastoma
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) remains the most malignant of all primary adult brain tumours. It is a highly invasive and vascularized neoplasm with limited treatment options and very low survival rate. GBM tumours are ...