Table 1.

Curcumin levels in normal and malignant colorectal tissue of patients who received oral curcumin daily for a week before surgery

Dose (mg)Tissue concentration (nmol/g)
Tumor tissueNormal mucosa
3,6007.7 ± 1.8*12.7 ± 5.7
1,8006.7 ± 1.619.6 ± 14.8
4500.9 ± 0.40
  • * Values are the mean ±SD (n = 4).