Black Raspberries Studied to Slow Return of Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer and Black Raspberries

Freeze-dried black raspberries will be used in a study this summer by Ohio State University cancer researchers to see if the berries can slow or stop the return of oral cancer, which has one of the highest rates of recurrence.

"Unfortunately, oral cancer returns in 20 percent of patients within 18 months," said Christopher M. Weghorst, a researcher at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center