Podophyllotoxin is a by itself occurring lignan with important antineoplastic and antiviral backdrop and accurate by abundant compassionate of their apparatus of action, and facilitated by actinic manipulations that accept amplified their bioactivity, the podophyllotoxin analogues accept avant-garde to the beginning of several areas of ameliorative and adorning chemotherapy. Additive and accessory class interactions with added cytotoxic drugs accept been exploited to acquiesce development of podophyllotoxin-based multidrug regimens, which are assuming important activity in several malignancies, and abounding of its accompanying analogues will accompaniment accepted pharmaceuticals in treatment, blockage and diaganosis of disease, while at the aforementioned time abacus amount to agriculture. Additive and accessory class interactions with added cytotoxic drugs accept been exploited to acquiesce development of etoposide-based multidrug regimens, which are assuming important activity in several malignancies. Extensive structural modifications of podophyllotoxin accept been performed in adjustment to access added almighty and beneath baneful antitumour agents, which resulted in the boundless analytic addition of two semisynthetic glucoconjugate analogues of etoposide and teniposide and newer agents with able preclinical activity are in assorted stages of analytic assessment. As ability of atomic and biochemical mechanisms of activity and attrition continues to expand, newer and bigger podophyllotoxin-based strategies for analysis of cancerous ache are acceptable to evolve. This analysis provides a abundant altercation of analysis advances in the constructed and alleviative allure of podophyllotoxin, and addresses the abbreviate history and pharmacological activity of these compounds and added outlines the preclinical development and analytic trials of drugs in the activity and business approval. Finally, a systemic appraisal of atypical and important analogues of podophyllotoxin and their addition to the accepted structure-activity contour are considered. It is hoped that this analysis will be able to abode the contributions of podophyllotoxin-related analysis to all-embracing biologic analysis and development and the role that this acreage will play in future.