Patent Number: 8,491,938

Title: Potent inhibitory effect of zinc in combination with sulforaphane on cancer cell growth

Abstract: This invention relates to compositions comprising zinc and sulforaphane which can be used in the treatment or prevention of cancer. The invention also relates to methods of treating or preventing cancer, including prostate cancer, which comprises the administration of zinc and sulforaphane to a patient in need thereof.

Inventors: Feng; Pei (Towson, MD)

Assignee: University of Maryland, Baltimore

International Classification: A01N 59/16 (20060101); A61K 31/095 (20060101); A61K 31/315 (20060101); A61K 31/70 (20060101); A61K 33/32 (20060101); A01N 43/04 (20060101); A01N 55/02 (20060101); A01N 31/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-07-23 0:00:00