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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Australian rainforest plant yields possible cancer killer

Australian rainforest plant yields possible cancer killer

Date : 15th June 2010, Source : Mongabay



A drug derived from a plant native to the Australian rainforest may prove to be a new weapon against cancer, according to the AFP. QBiotics Ltd has released a statement announcing that a drug made from the seeds of a rainforest shrub has successfully treated tumors in over 150 animals, and the company is now preparing to test the drug on humans.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0614-hance_cancer.html





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