Green tea and its catechins inhibit breast cancer xenografts.

  title={Green tea and its catechins inhibit breast cancer xenografts.},
  author={Maryam Radimeh Sartippour and David Heber and Junjun Ma and Qingyi Lu and Vay Liang W. Go and M Nguyen},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  volume={40 2},
Investigators have shown that green tea may decrease the risk of cancer. It is widely accepted that the main active component of green tea is epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). In this study, we examined the effect of green tea on breast cancer growth and endothelial cells in in vitro assays and in animal models. Furthermore, we compared the potency of the different catechin components of green tea extract (GTE), including EGCG. Our data showed that mixed GTE and its individual catechin… CONTINUE READING


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