Dietary supplement may prevent and treat prostate cancer, study says

April 16, 2015 6:49 PM

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Dietary supplement may prevent and treat prostate cancer, study says

Researchers at the University of Miami have found that an over-the-counter supplement is effective in both preventing and treating prostate cancer.

The supplement, 4-methylumbelliferone (4-MU), is a non-toxic oral agent used as a dietary supplement in Europe and Asia for improving liver health. Treating mice with the supplement appeared to inhibit prostate cancer from further developing starting as soon as eight weeks after the rodents were di...

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