Health

Actions

Can pizza prevent prostate cancer?

Default-Image_1280x720.jpg
Posted at 5:47 PM, Apr 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-25 18:28:43-04

(WTVR) - A spice found on pizza and in other foods may help fight prostate cancer.

Students at Long Island University tested an ingredient in oregano called carvacol. Researchers found carvacol killed cancer cells in the lab.

Doctors are now trying to figure out a way to use the compound in future treatments.