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Phytoactifs used in anticancer therapy: a review

Abstract : Medicinal plants continue to generate interest in pharmacological research and development of new anticancer agent. Approximately 64% of drugs used in cancer chemotherapy are from plants materials with different modes of action. This study proposes to list the natural compounds having the capacity to inhibit or reduce the development of cancer in order to identify their mechanisms of action and mode of signalization involved in the process of carcinogenesis, vinblastine, vincristine, topotecan, irinotecan, etoposide, taxol and paclitaxel are drugs derived from natural resources used in the treatment of a wide variety of cancers. Data on safety and efficacy are available for an even few number of plants.
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Latifa Doudach, Bouchra Meddah, Laila Benbacer, Layachi Chabraoui, Moulay El Abbes Faouzi, et al.. Phytoactifs used in anticancer therapy: a review. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences Research and Development, 2014, 2 (1), pp.1-27. ⟨hal-02542120⟩



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