Dietary flavonoid and cancer prevention: evidence and potential mechanism.

  • S M Kuo
  • Published 1997 in Critical reviews in oncogenesis


Dietary flavonoids represent a family of polyphenol compounds found in common food items derived from plants. Depending on structural features, flavonoids can be further subdivided into flavones, flavonols, isoflavones, flavanes, and flavanols. The biological activities of flavonoids are structure dependent and epidemiological studies support their role in… (More)