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Table 2 Cancer induction in 7,12-dimethyl-1,2- benz[a]anthracene treated groups in relation to the diet applied

From: The effect of dietary zinc - and polyphenols intake on DMBA-induced mammary tumorigenesis in rats

diet Tumors in group Number of tumors in one rat Maximum tumor weight (g) First week at onset
1. standard diet 9/9 (100%) 1 - 5 12 15
2. zinc 6.9 mg/mL
(231 mg Zn/kg diet)
9/9 (100%) 1 - 5 20 15
3. zinc 6.9 mg/mL
(231 mg Zn/kg diet)
and resveratrol 0.1 mg/mL (0.2 mg/kg bw)
10/10 (100%) 2 - 10 30 13
4. zinc (6.9 mg/mL)
(231 mg Zn/kg diet)
and genistein 0.1 mg/mL (0.2 mg/kg bw)
10/11 (91%) 1 - 6 15 15
  1. The date refer to tumors evaluated at 20 weeks of the animals' age (decapitation time)