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The Cancer Prevention Properties of Beans
CSA News Magazine article – Dr. Henry Thompson and Dr. Mark Brick discuss the health benefits and cancer prevention properties of dry beans.

Posted 8/5/14

Ancient solutions could help in fight against cancer
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $1.54 million five-year grant to Drs. Henry Thompson and Mark Brick to study the disease-fighting ability of a common bean domesticated in the Andean Mountains of South America.

Posted 8/5/13

CSU prof: Beans fight cancer
Dr. Meghan Mensack discusses her work with dry beans and the potential to improve disease prevention characteristics of various crops by investigating metabolomic profiles.

Posted 11/3/09

Beans – are they what’s for dinner?
Drs. Henry Thompson and Mark Brick discuss the use of pre-clinical models to evaluate disease prevention characteristics of bean cultivars.

Posted 11/17/04

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