Table 1.

Effect of curcumin-based therapy on ovarian cancer growth

Cell lineTreatmentMedian no. nodules (range)P (vs control)
SKOV3ip1Control24 (2-32)
Curcumin4.5 (1-26)0.048
Docetaxel3 (2-5)0.01
Curcumin + docetaxel1.5 (1-5)<0.001
HeyA8Control4 (1-6)
Curcumin3 (1-12)NS
Docetaxel1.5 (1-5)0.01
Curcumin + docetaxel1.5 (1-15)0.06
HeyA8-MDRControl4 (1-11)
Curcumin3 (1-11)NS
Docetaxel9 (2-17)0.02
Curcumin + docetaxel3 (1-10)0.06
  • Abbreviation: NS, not significant.