Role of curcumin in chemoprevention of oral cancer: a review

Chhaparwal, Yogesh and Chhaparwal, Shubha and Patil, Navin (2019) Role of curcumin in chemoprevention of oral cancer: a review. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 10 (3). pp. 248-252. ISSN 0976-0245

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Abstract

Chemoprevention is defined as the inhibition or reversal of carcinogenesis, a phenomenon that starts with alteration of normal cellular structure and terminates with cancer. There are many chemopreventive agents which are under trial for therapeutic use. Long-term use of most of the synthetic agents is associated with significant dose-related toxicity. Thereby the use of natural chemopreventive agents is desirable. This paper reviews one such natural agent curcumin which is used in chemoprevention of oral cancer.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chemoprevention; cancer; curcumin.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Conservative Dentistry and Endontics
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2019 03:50
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2019 03:50
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153485

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