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Broccoli Fights Cancer by Clearing Bad Tumor Suppressors

January 27th, 2011

Episode 55 of 622 episodes

Cruciferous vegetables contain compounds that preferentially destroy ineffective mutant p53 tumor suppressor proteins, but leave the good ones alone. Steve Mirsky reports

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