Green Tea and Cancer Prevention

Extracts of green tea and green tea polyphenols have exhibited inhibitory effects against the formation and development of tumors at different organ sites in animals. These include animal models for…

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The antioxidant and pro-oxidant activities of green tea polyphenols: a role in cancer prevention*

Green tea (Camellia sinensis) is rich in catechins, of which (−)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is the most abundant. Studies in animal models of carcinogenesis have shown that green tea and EGCG can…

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Green and Black Tea Inhibit Cytokine-Induced Il-8 Production and Secretion in AGS Gastric Cancer Cells via Inhibition of NF-κB Activity

Consumption of tea is associated with a reduced risk for several gastrointestinal cancers. Inflammatory processes, such as secretion of IL-8 from the gastric epithelium in response to chronic chemokine or…

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