Medicon Pharmaceutical sciences


Volume 1 Issue 1

Medicinal Plants and Cancer

Mohamed Farid Ahmed Mostafa

Published: September 07, 2021.

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Medicinal plants are considered as a rich source of wide variety of ingredients which can be used for the development of drug. Cancer is a one of the deadly diseases which is characterized by irregular cell proliferation. It is the major health issue in developing and developed countries. The most common reason behind the cancer is changing lifestyle and due to this it become a global problem across the world. Thus there is an urgent need to find better treatment possible for this disease. As chemotherapy and radiation therapy causes various side effects, so there is a necessity to discover novel agents for the treatment of this disease; it could be possible with the use of naturally occurring compounds [1].