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Ebrahim S M I, Jafari S M. A Review of Potential Anti-Cancer Effect of Sesquiterpene Lactones in Breast Cancer. Jorjani Biomed J 2022; 10 (4) :48-59
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1- Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran
2- Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran/ Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , s.meh.jafari@gmail.com
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Despite significant advances in treatment, breast cancer remains a medical problem and the most common cancer leading to death among women worldwide. The most common breast cancer treatments, radiotherapy and chemotherapy are usually expensive and can cause severe side effects and low response rates due to drug resistance. To overcome these problems, medicinal plants can be the best alternative to chemotherapy drugs with fewer side effects and cost-effectiveness. Sesquiterpene lactones are compounds of the Asteraceae plant family that has significantly impacted various aspects of breast cancer cells. This review focused on the biological properties of Sesquiterpene lactones and their potential processes in breast cancer, leading to enhanced anticancer effects.
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Type of Article: Review Article | Subject: General medicine
Received: 2022/09/10 | Accepted: 2022/10/27 | Published: 2022/11/25

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