Conclusion

This study reports the use of an animal model for breast tumour research. This is a critical finding since the use of tissue culture for

Figure 2. Size of mammary tumours of different regions at 1 month (black) and at 4 months (gray). Cer(Cervical), thor(thoracic), abd(abdominal), and ing(inguinal).

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Figure 2. Size of mammary tumours of different regions at 1 month (black) and at 4 months (gray). Cer(Cervical), thor(thoracic), abd(abdominal), and ing(inguinal).

Some studies have identified garlic with its organosulphur compounds which act as prophylactic agents for breast cancer [8, 9], Plants with such compounds are presently under investigation in our laboratory, using our rats as the animal model.

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