There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about the use of berries.
Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.
Anti-angiogenic property of edible berries. Roy S, et al. Free Radic Res. 2002 Sep;36(9):1023-31.
Anthocyanins in black raspberries prevent esophageal tumors in rats. Wang LS, et al. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2009 Jan;2(1):84-93.
Anthocyanidins induce apoptosis in human promyelocytic leukemia cells: structure-activity relationship and mechanisms involved. Hou DX, et al. Int J Oncol. 2003 Sep;23(3):705-12.
Do anthocyanins and anthocyanidins, cancer chemopreventive pigments in the diet, merit development as potential drugs? Thomasset S, et al. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2009 Jun;64(1):201-11.
Effect of anthocyanin fractions from selected cultivars of Georgia-grown blueberries on apoptosis and phase II enzymes. Srivastava A, et al. J Agric Food Chem. 2007 Apr 18;55(8):3180-5
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