Green tea being tested to stop cervical cancer

June 10, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Ginger Rough, The Arizona Republic] – Green tea has long been lauded for its myriad health benefits, but Arizona researchers are trying to actually prove whether some of the buzz is true.

The Tucson-based Arizona Cancer Center is testing a green-tea extract’s effect on a group of viruses that can cause cervical cancer in hopes of finding the first non-surgical way of preventing the disease.

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