Quercetin and Cancer Chemoprevention

  title={Quercetin and Cancer Chemoprevention},
  author={Lara Gibellini and Marcello Pinti and Milena Nasi and Jonas P. Montagna and Sara de Biasi and Erika Roat and Linda Bertoncelli and Edwin Cooper and Andrea Cossarizza},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
Several molecules present in the diet, including flavonoids, can inhibit the growth of cancer cells with an ability to act as "chemopreventers". Their cancer-preventive effects have been attributed to various mechanisms, including the induction of cell-cycle arrest and/or apoptosis as well as the antioxidant functions. The antioxidant activity of chemopreventers has recently received a great interest, essentially because oxidative stress participates in the initiation and progression of… CONTINUE READING
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