Plant phenolics in the prevention and treatment of cancer.

@article{Wahle2010PlantPI,
  title={Plant phenolics in the prevention and treatment of cancer.},
  author={Klaus W. J. Wahle and Iain Brown and Dino Rotondo and Steven D. Heys},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={698},
  pages={
          36-51
        }
}
Epidemiological studies indicate that populations consuming high levels of plant derived foods have low incidence rates of various cancers. Recent findings implicate a variety of phytochemicals, including phenolics, in these anticancer properties. Both monophenolic and polyphenolic compounds from a large variety of plant foods, spices and beverages have been shown to inhibit or attenuate the initiation, progression and spread of cancers in cells in vitro and in animals in vivo. The cellular… CONTINUE READING
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