Green tea compound may help shrink tumors

September 5, 2012 at 9:39 AM | Posted in green tea | Leave a comment
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Green tea compound may help shrink tumors

GLASGOW, Scotland, Sept. 4 (UPI) — A compound in green teaepigallocatechin gallate — may help combat cancer by shrinking tumors, researchers in Scotland suggest.

Study leader Dr. Christine Dufes of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and colleagues at the University of Glasgow said the team used an approach that allowed the treatment of epigallocatechin gallate delivered specifically to the tumors intravenously.

The study, published in the journal Nanomedicine, found nearly two-thirds of the tumors it was delivered to either shrank or disappeared within one month. In addition, the treatment displayed no side effects to normal tissues, Dufes said…..

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