Anti-cancer activity of quercetin in neuroblastoma: an in vitro approach

  title={Anti-cancer activity of quercetin in neuroblastoma: an in vitro approach},
  author={Elayapillai Sugantha Priya and Kandaswamy Selvakumar and Senthamilselvan Bavithra and Perumal Elumalai and Ramachandran Arunkumar and Paulraj Raja Singh and A. Brindha Mercy and Jegadeesan Arunakaran},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
Neuroblastoma is a neuroendocrine tumour derived from neural crest cells and it remains a major therapeutic challenge in pediatric oncology. As response rates to chemotherapy are low, surgery remains the only effective treatment but since many tumors have metastasized at the time of diagnosis, curative surgery is rarely achieved. Consequently, a substantial need for new therapeutic options emerges. Quercetin a flavonoid, has been reported to lower the risk of several cancers. This study was… CONTINUE READING