In vitro and in vivo induction of apoptosis by capsaicin in pancreatic cancer cells is mediated through ROS generation and mitochondrial death pathway

Ruifen ZhangIan HumphreysRavi P. SahuYan ShiSanjay K. SrivastavaEmail author

Results show that capsaicin is an effective inhibitor of in vitro and in vivo growth of pancreatic cancer cells.

Case Report
1 effect

Reported Outcomes


Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Minor decreased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence