Bioscience

Green tea extract studied in UA cancer fight

April 9, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Tucson Citizen, Alan Fischer] – Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working to clinically prove readily available green tea extracts can prevent cancers.
The curative powers of green tea have long been touted, but three human clinical trials here seek to scientifically prove – or disprove – that Polyphenon E, a green tea extract, can help prevent cervical cancer, prostate cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – COPD – a precursor to lung cancer.
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