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Human clinical trials on for cancer killing dandelion extract

Published on: Thu, 02/19/2015
Last Modified: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 12:17pm

UWindsor biochemistry researcher Siyaram Pandey has the official go-ahead to test dandelion root extract as a treatment for patients with terminal cancer. Dr. Pandey and his student researchers have successfully shown in the lab how the extract causes cancer cells to go through apoptosis, or cell suicide, while leaving healthy cells alone.