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This study focused on the potential of combination therapies with natural compounds to limit the side effects of conventional cancer treatment. Oleuropein, a natural polyphenol found in olives, exhibits remarkable antioxidant and anticancer effects. This study investigated the effect of Paclitaxel and Oleuropein combination on oxidative stress in the MCF-7 cell line and provides important findings that may reduce the risk of toxic doses in cancer treatment.

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This study investigated the potential of combination therapies with natural compounds for cancer treatment and the effect of Oleuropein and Paclitaxel on oxidative stress in the MCF-7 cell line.


In this study, we aimed to investigate a promising approach to the use of natural compounds to address the current challenges in cancer therapy. By examining the effect of the combination of oleuropein and paclitaxel on oxidative stress in MCF-7 cells, we highlighted the potential of a new strategy for reducing the side effects of treatment. We suggest that the findings of this study may contribute to the development of more effective and less toxic treatment options in cancer therapy. I hope that this article will help other scientists to gain new ideas in cancer research.

gamze yılmaz
Anadolu Universitesi

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This page is a summary of: Novel Anti-tumor Strategy for Breast Cancer: Synergistic Role of Oleuropein with Paclitaxel Therapeutic in MCF-7 Cells, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, February 2024, Bentham Science Publishers,
DOI: 10.2174/0118715206284107231120063630.
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