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Investigating the Co-relationship Between Black Tea Consumption and Incidence of Prostate Cancer


Prostate cancer, the top third cancer in the world is also among the most common threatening diseases causing the death of 1 man in 41 in the world. Black tea, which accounts for 78% of the world's tea consumption, has the potential to prevent prostate cancer. The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between black tea consumption and the risk of prostate cancer. At Scopus, PubMed, Science Direct, Google Scholar, Iran medex, and Magiran databases, 38 case studies from 1987-2019 with black tea keywords and prostate cancer have been analysed. It has been observed in the studies that Polyphenols are important ingredient of tea are effective in reducing the progression of prostate cancer, decreasing cell proliferation, increasing apoptosis, and also inhibiting angiogenesis. Tea as a high-consumption phenolic beverage has a special role as a natural antioxidant in the prevention of prostate cancer. It has been concluded that tea effects in the reduction of prostate cancer risks indicating its significance of being useful in research of developing cancer chemotherapeutic drugs.


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Nikkhah, S. (2021). Investigating the Co-relationship Between Black Tea Consumption and Incidence of Prostate Cancer. The Cancer Press Journal, 7(1), 14–20.




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