Grapefruit juice found to give cancer treatment a boost
Posted August 9, 2009on:
Unlike most beverages, grapefruit juice contains a chemical that boosts the potency of many drugs in the body. To avoid a dangerously high dose of medication, patients are often advised to not wash down pills with grapefruit juice. U. of C. cancer researcher Dr. Ezra Cohen wondered if that quality could be used for good — if drinking the juice could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs.