Agaricus subrufescens polysaccharide extract enhanced NK cell activity in gynaecological cancer patients (including endometrial) undergoing chemotherapy (either carboplatin plus etoposide or carboplatin plus taxol) and reduced side effects from the chemotherapy1.
1. Natural killer cell activity and quality of life were improved by consumption of a mushroom extract, Agaricus blazei Murill Kyowa, in gynecological cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Ahn WS, Kim DJ, Chae GT, Lee JM, Bae SM, Sin JI, Kim YW, Namkoong SE, Lee IP. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2004;14(4):589–594.