White button mushrooms may slow progression of prostate cancer – research results

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White button mushrooms may slow progression of prostate cancer – research results

They also found that mice treated with white mushroom extract – for only six days – had a prostate tumour growth that was “significantly suppressed”. In addition, levels of PSA in the blood had also decreased.

Wang commented on the findings: “We found that white button mushrooms contain chemicals that can block the activity of the androgen receptor in mouse models, indicating this fungus can reduce PSA levels.”

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He added: “While more research is needed, it’s possible that white button mushrooms could one day contribute to the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.”

The animal model will be more reliable once the research is implemented in human clinical trials.

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