Resveratrol, but not EGCG, in the diet suppresses DMBA-induced mammary cancer in rats

@article{Whitsett2006ResveratrolBN,
  title={Resveratrol, but not EGCG, in the diet suppresses DMBA-induced mammary cancer in rats},
  author={Timothy G. Whitsett and Mark Carpenter and Coral A. Lamartiniere},
  journal={Journal of Carcinogenesis},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={15 - 15}
}
Despite the advent of new and aggressive therapeutics, breast cancer remains a leading killer among women; hence there is a need for the prevention of this disease. Several naturally occurring polyphenols have received much attention for their health benefits, including anti-carcinogenic properties. Two of these are resveratrol, a component of red grapes, and epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the major catechin found in green tea. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that these two… CONTINUE READING