Challenging the effectiveness of green tea in primary and tertiary cancer prevention

@article{Fujiki2012ChallengingTE,
  title={Challenging the effectiveness of green tea in primary and tertiary cancer prevention},
  author={Hirota Fujiki and Kazue Imai and Kei Nakachi and Masahito Shimizu and Hisataka Moriwaki and Masami Suganuma},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={138},
  pages={1259-1270}
}
Drinking green tea daily is part of Japanese culture, and various studies have revealed that green tea is a cancer preventive. We here review our progress in cancer prevention with green tea on 12 main topics, from basic to clinical level. Biochemical and biological studies of green tea catechins, a prospective cohort study, preclinical safety trials with tablets of green tea extract, double-blind randomized clinical phase II prevention trial for recurrence of colorectal adenomas, and… CONTINUE READING