Tea and cancer prevention: epidemiological studies.

  title={Tea and cancer prevention: epidemiological studies.},
  author={Jian-Min Yuan and Canlan Sun and Lesley M. Butler},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
  volume={64 2},
Experimental studies have consistently shown the inhibitory activities of tea extracts on tumorigenesis in multiple model systems. Epidemiological studies, however, have produced inconclusive results in humans. A comprehensive review was conducted to assess the current knowledge on tea consumption and risk of cancers in humans. In general, consumption of black tea was not associated with lower risk of cancer. High intake of green tea was consistently associated with reduced risk of upper… CONTINUE READING


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