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Glossary: Polyphenon E, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Polyphenon E

(PAH-lee-FEE-nun ...)

A substance being studied in the prevention of cancer. It is made from decaffeinated green tea, and contains chemicals called catechins, which are antioxidants. Also called green tea extract.

2003-12-23

2007-06-05