Daffodils may hold a link to curing brain cancer


The Times of India

Scientists have discovered narciclasine, a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, may be

daffodils

A field of yellow daffodils, do they hold an important key to curing brain cancer?

a powerful therapeutic against biologically aggressive forms of human brain cancers.

“We are planning to move a narciclasine derivative toward clinical trials in oncology within a three to four year period in order to help patients with brain cancers, including gliomas, as well as brain metastases,” said Robert Kiss, co-author of the study from the Laboratory of Toxicology at the Institute of Pharmacy at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium. Read More


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