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Traditional Herbal Medicine Kills Pancreatic Cancer Cells

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posted on May, 20 2008 @ 08:58 AM
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Traditional Herbal Medicine Kills Pancreatic Cancer Cells


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ScienceDaily (May 20, 2008) — An herb used in traditional medicine by many Middle Eastern countries may help in the fight against pancreatic cancer, one of the most difficult cancers to treat. Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer at Jefferson in Philadelphia have found that thymoquinone, an extract of nigella sativa seed oil, blocked pancreatic cancer cell growth and killed the cells by enhancing the process of programmed cell death.

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posted on May, 20 2008 @ 08:58 AM
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The news on the cancer front keeps getting (not better, but) more positive all the time.

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posted on May, 20 2008 @ 09:06 AM
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This is wonderful news. Sativa is a type of popular herb, so I wonder if this is derived from that herb. I have read in the past this herb can actually cure cancer.

www.alternet.org...

It is a crime and a shame this has not been put in use.



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