The impact of Quercetin like flavonoid antioxidants on Cancer Therapy

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Zafer Akan

Abstract

Uncontrolled consumption of medical plants may lead controversial result over the patients who are receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer treatment. Especially, flavonoid free radical scavenger including chemical and plants may not be innocent as much as thought. Free radical scavenger antioxidant extracts uses for commonly for two aims; the prevention of cancer and therapy of cancer.


In the light of recent developments the impact of antioxidant usage on cancer treatment and prevention is shortly reviewed in this article

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Akan, Z. (2016). The impact of Quercetin like flavonoid antioxidants on Cancer Therapy. Natural Science and Discovery, 1(4), 95-96. Retrieved from http://natscidiscovery.com/index.php/nsd/article/view/32
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