Acta Scientific Cancer Biology (ASCB) (ISSN: 2582-4473)

Mini Review Volume 7 Issue 2

Current Assessment of Phytochemicals in Anticancer Treatment

Ayse Kaplan*

Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology, Eskisehir Technical University, Eskisehir, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Ayse Kaplan, Molecular Biologist, Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology, Eskisehir Technical University, Eskisehir, Turkey.

Received: March 13, 2023; Published: March 28, 2023


Phytochemicals are bioactive compounds for cancer treatment, serving as vital sources for novel drugs. Vinca alkaloids, taxanes, colchicine, podophyllotoxin, camptothecin, irinotecan and roscovitine stand out as the most used potential phytochemicals in cancer treatment. These phytochemicals act by affecting various molecular pathways. The primary aim of this study is to discuss the potential of phytochemicals, which are active compounds in natural products, and to explain their effects on molecular targets. At the same time, the derivatives of these phytochemicals and their effects on various cancer cells are the subject of discussion in this study. The information obtained about anticancer phytochemicals evaluated at preclinical and clinical levels may shed light on new studies to be conducted in the future.

 Keywords: Phytochemicals; Cancer; Irinotecan


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Citation: Ayse Kaplan. “Current Assessment of Phytochemicals in Anticancer Treatment" Acta Scientific Cancer Biology 7.2 (2023): 05-07.


Copyright: © 2023 Ayse Kaplan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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