White mushrooms Like Buttons have been shown to have certain chemical constituents that have an extraordinary ability to slow down the progression of prostate cancer in particular.
The details are presented at the World Endocrine Society’s Virtual Conference, and the research was performed on mice.
Androgens are a type of male sex hormone that promotes prostate cancer cells.
They attach to the androgen receptor and activate it, “said Xiao Chiang Wang, head of the study and affiliated with the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope.
White buttons, he says, inhibit the action of mushroom androgens.
Earlier, scientists fed white mushroom powder to patients with a second attack of prostate cancer.