A Review On Medicinal Plants Uses For Various Types Of Cancer

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Raj Kumar Bera
Subhasish Dutta
Piyasha Bhadra
Gargi Debnath
Chandrima Dutta
Tripti Pal
Kush Biswas
Dillip Kumar Sahoo


Cancer is a perilous and rapidly advancing disease. Cancer has now become the primary cause of mortality in the country, surpassing cardiovascular disease, and ranks as the second most common cause of death globally. Many cancer patients are looking for alternative or complementary treatments because of the high mortality rate associated with cancer as well as the negative effects that chemotherapy and radiation therapy can have on their bodies. Exploring medicinal plants for treating various illnesses, including cancer, is the foundation of traditional medicine, with a history spanning a century. Traditional medicine utilizes plants with bioactive components to treat and prevent ailments. Plants have significantly contributed to the industrialization of the pharmaceutical industry globally. This overview includes various medicinal plants known for their potent anticancer properties, as well as the specific anticancer compounds present in these plants. The article offers crucial information for researchers aiming to create a safe and non-toxic cancer treatment using medicinal plants. This research attempts to establish a scientific basis for the traditional usage of these medicinal herbs in cancer treatment.  No cancer therapy now available has been demonstrated to be entirely successful and free of risks, despite the variety of drugs used to address many forms of cancer. The first concern that needs to be dealt with is the toxicity of the drugs currently used in cancer treatment. Clinical research has shown that plants and plant-derived medications are effective and safe for treating and managing cancers.

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Raj Kumar Bera, Subhasish Dutta, Piyasha Bhadra, Gargi Debnath, Chandrima Dutta, Tripti Pal, Kush Biswas, & Dillip Kumar Sahoo. (2023). A Review On Medicinal Plants Uses For Various Types Of Cancer. Journal for ReAttach Therapy and Developmental Diversities, 6(8s), 839–850. https://doi.org/10.53555/jrtdd.v6i8s.2523
Author Biographies

Raj Kumar Bera

Associate Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Subhasish Dutta

Assistant Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Piyasha Bhadra

Assistant Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Gargi Debnath

Assistant Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Chandrima Dutta

Assistant Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Tripti Pal

Assistant Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Kush Biswas

Associate Professor, M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal

Dillip Kumar Sahoo

Principal, Sahajpath College of Pharmacy, Bira, Balisha, West Bengal


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