Tea has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and has many health benefits. Several laboratory studies have also shown possible benefits of drinking different types of tea including green tea, black tea, ginger tea, and hibiscus tea in preventing cancer.
Many of these studies need to be conducted in human trials to confirm these benefits. While green tea has been shown to reduce breast cancer recurrence, one laboratory study also found that epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an important compound found in green tea, has May reduce the effectiveness of radiation therapy on prostate cancer cells.
Therefore, a personalized nutrition plan is needed to help find the right foods and supplements to complement the specific cancer treatment, rather than interfere with it