Chemopreventive effect of dietary polyphenols in colorectal cancer cell lines.

  title={Chemopreventive effect of dietary polyphenols in colorectal cancer cell lines.},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Ricardo Barbosa Ara{\'u}jo and P. Gonçalves and F{\~a}tima Martel},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  volume={31 2},
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most fatal and the third most diagnosed type of cancer worldwide. Despite having multifactorial causes, most CRC cases are mainly determined by dietary factors. In recent years, a large number of studies have attributed a protective effect to polyphenols and foods containing these compounds (fruits and vegetables) against CRC. Indeed, polyphenols have been reported to interfere with cancer initiation, promotion, and progression, acting as chemopreventive… CONTINUE READING
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