DIM

Definition / meaning of DIM

A substance being studied in the treatment of prostate cancer and in the prevention of cervical cancer. DIM is found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. It is a type of plant indole. Also called diindolylmethane.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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