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Possible Interaction: Melphalan and Beta Carotene


Beta Carotene

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Synergism has also been demonstrated between beta carotene and anticancer alkylating agents such as melphalan and cyclophosphamide.
European journal of cancer. Part B, Oral oncology  •  1993  |  View Paper
Both beta-carotene and vitamin E were effective modulators of melphalan cytotoxicity toward SCC-25 cells.
The most marked reduction in [3H]-thymidine incorporation into SCC-25 cells occurred following treatment with the combination of beta-carotene and melphalan.
Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology  •  1992  |  View Paper