Drug made from toxic weed kills cancer - 1244892

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wadvocator
Drug made from toxic weed kills cancer - 1244892

Was sent the article link....thought the community might be interested

The study by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and from Denmark was published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.....

http://www.futurity.org/top-stories/drug-made-from-toxic-weed-kills-cancer/

catdander
Reply To: Drug made from toxic weed kills cancer

Thanks wadvocator, I like to read about research being performed on plants. Isn't it navelbine that was developed from research on vinca?

Dr West
Reply To: Drug made from toxic weed kills cancer

Yes, and Taxol (paclitaxel) comes from the bark of the pacific yew tree.

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Dr. Howard (Jack) West
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Medical Oncology
City of Hope Cancer Center
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Global Resource for Advancing
Cancer Education

laya d.
Reply To: Drug made from toxic weed kills cancer

Nice. . .

Laya