Epigallocatechin Gallate Nanodelivery Systems for Cancer Therapy

  title={Epigallocatechin Gallate Nanodelivery Systems for Cancer Therapy},
  author={Andreia Granja and Marina Pinheiro and Salette Reis},
Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Conventional treatments, such as chemotherapy, are generally expensive, highly toxic and lack efficiency. Cancer chemoprevention using phytochemicals is emerging as a promising approach for the treatment of early carcinogenic processes. (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is the major bioactive constituent in green tea with numerous health benefits including anti-cancer activity, which has been intensively… CONTINUE READING
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