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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Cuban Natural Drug for Cancer Has Proven Efficacy, Scientists Say
Havana, Cuba, Sep 26.- Cuban scientists presented in this capital the benefits of the homeopathic drug Vidatox 30 CH, in cancer therapy, which has raised life expectancy and quality of life to a group of patients.
During the 2012 LABIOFAM International Congress Dr. Eva Solomon, head of the Cancer Control Group and the Center of the disease in Havana, said the drug was administered to 845 people with cancer in advanced stages in breast, lungs, colons, prostate and cervix, with favorable results.
The drug is administered in five sublingual drops every 12 hours, and after six months 87 percent of patients improved their appetite and felt pain had decreased, so they stop taking morphine, said Solomon, who works as a researcher at the LABIOFAM Business Group, which develops the product obtained from the venom of the Rhopalurus junceus scorpion.
It also reduces swelling and improves overall mental and emotional conditions of patients and families, Solomon stressed.
The drug has proven effective and is used after concluding the traditional therapy (surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy), said the specialist, who today participated in a Symposium on Natural Products in Cancer Therapy, being held as part of this congresss.
Meanwhile, Master in Experimental Pharmacology at LABIOFAM, Alexis Diaz, announced that in the trials with that scorpion venom, endemic to Cuba, from which the homeopathic product is made, checked for analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects and has wide demand in the international market.
The expert pointed out that the experiences with this scorpion toxin, show great efficacy on tumors of epithelial origin, and not on lymphomas and leukaemia. (ACN).
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