A study led by Vladimir Titorenko, a professor in the Department of Biology, shows that lithocholic acid (LCA), which is naturally produced during digestion, can kill several types of cancer cells, such as those found in some brain tumors and breast cancer. Coverage appears in The Montreal Gazette, Radio-Canada, The Vancouver Sun, La Presse, Métro Montréal, The Regina Leader-Post, The Windsor Star, The Edmonton Journal, MSN Technologie, Bio-Medicine, Medical Xpress, Biology News Net, News Medical, Food Consumer, Science Daily, FierceBiotech, Drugs Discovery & Development, BrightSurf.com, Psychomédia, mediLexicon, Walfadjri, Medical News Today, Santé log, La Tribune, Biotech Daily and Bioscience Technology and Le Devoir. The study was also briefly mentioned in Canoe.
Titorenko was interviewed by CJAD Radio’s afternoon show on January 5. The study was also mentioned on CHMP FM’s Puisqu’il faut se lever and CHLN’s L’Express Ce Matin.
Read the Concordia NOW story: Cancer-killing compound spares healthy cells.