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Common flower may help increase the efficiency of leukemia treatment


A recent study has revealed that common white flower may help increase the efficiency of the anti-cancer drugs. According to, the saponins molecules extracted from a plant called Gypsophila paniculata may prove out to be the breakthrough treatment for dealing with leukemia cancer cell membrane. The research study has been conducted by a team of researchers engaged in the program of charity Leukemia Busters. The prospective treatment may also pave way for the treatment of several other types of cancers apart from leukemia.

As reported by, the team of scientists is now working to take the discovery to the next level by making it available to the patients. As per the study, the common flower extracts may increase efficiency of immunotoxins, the antibody based treatment by more than one million times. The study was conducted over a period of 12 months.

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Speaking about the study, lead researcher David Flavell said: “I am usually careful about the words I use with things like this but this discovery could truly revolutionise the way these antibody-based drugs work and it will save lives.” However, the treatment is still in the early stages and might take another four to five years in reaching the patients.

Celebrities who have battled cancer include Rod Stewart, Lance ArmstrongBob Marley and Robert DeNiro.


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