Cancer is the term to a large group of diseases that varies in type and location but have one thing is common abnormal cell growing out of control. Cancer is a frightful disease and represents one of the biggest health-care issues for the human race and demands a proactive strategy for cure. Plants are reservoirs for novel chemical entities and provide a promising line for research on cancer. Plants and plant derived products are Simple, safer, eco-friendly, low-cost, fast, and less toxic as compared with conventional treatment methods. Phytochemicals are considered suitable candidates for anticancer drug development due to their pleiotropic actions on target events with multiple manners. The purpose of this brief review is to assemble current literature on herbal drug and to focus on their mechanism of action.
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Mohammed Shakir Ghouse. An Overview on plant derived Anticancer Drugs. Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2020; 12(4):235-244. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2020.00040.0
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