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ICC 2019

Sergio Marcelino De Oliveira

Sergio Marcelino De Oliveira, Speaker at  Cancer Congress
Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Title : Prostate cancer prevention using natural products from brazilian cerrado


n this presentation will be discuss the many clinical trials on the use of nutritional supplements and diets to prevent cancer,including prostate cancer. Besides, will be revised a few substances from the cerrado with therapeutic properties already described in the literature. However, there are several exotic Brazilian fruit that have not been studied yet for their antioxidant potential, as also other functional capacities such as antiproliferative activity


I am a biologist, with a Masters and PhD in Cell and Structural Biology from the State University of Campinas-UNICAMP, in São Paulo, Brazil. I am currently a professor at the Federal University of Mato Grosso - CUA/UFMT, teaching Histology and Cell Biology. I am a coordinator of the Laboratory of Histophysiology and Animal Reproduction - LaHRA, developing research using substances from the Brazilian Cerrado in the prevention of prostate cancer.