Cranberry and its phytochemicals: a review of in vitro anticancer studies.

@article{Neto2007CranberryAI,
  title={Cranberry and its phytochemicals: a review of in vitro anticancer studies.},
  author={Catherine C Neto},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          186S-193S
        }
}
  • C. Neto
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutrition
This article reviews the existing research on the anticancer properties of cranberry fruit and key phytochemicals that are likely contributors to chemoprevention. Results from in vitro studies using a variety of tumor models show that polyphenolic extracts from Vaccinium macrocarpon inhibit the growth and proliferation of breast, colon, prostate, lung, and other tumors, as do flavonols, proanthocyanidin oligomers, and triterpenoids isolated from the fruit. The unique combination of… Expand

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