Table 2.

Effect of curcumin intake on the development of spontaneous ovarian cancers in hens after 12 months

Curcumin dosage (mg/day)
Parameter025.853.0P
Tumor incidence (%)35/90 (39)24/90 (27)15/90 (17)0.004
 055/90 (61)62/90 (69)73/90 (81)
 129/90 (32)24/90 (27)15/90 (17)
 >16/90 (7)0/90 (0)0/90 (0)
Number of tumors0.39 ± 0.060.27 ± 0.050.16 ± 0.040.006
Tumor size (mm)2.72 ± 0.631.92 ± 0.451.02 ± 0.310.044