Cancer is a hereditary disease and is caused due to the abnormal growth of the cells. Cancer can be of many forms but the most prevalent is the breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common among women and can be treated by radiation therapy, surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy and natural therapy. The present review presents an overview about the role of flavonoids in curing cancer. This review gives a detailed account of classification of flavonoids. The in vivo and in vitro studies show the action of flavonoids on cancer. Various natural flavonoids can be extracted and can be used for various therapeutic effects apart from cancer.

Keywords: Flavanoids , Cancer, Breast Cancer, Classification of flavanoids


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How to Cite

Rana, S., SAVITA DIXIT, & ALOK MITTAL. (2017). NATURAL FLAVONOIDS: A NOVEL APPROACH TO BREAST CANCER (REVIEW). Innovare Journal of Food Sciences, 5(4), 6–9. Retrieved from



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