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Breast cancer

24 June 2011

SA seaweed new hope for cancer

A South African pharmacist has found a new group of compounds in seaweed that may be a good lead in the treatment of breast cancer.

A South African pharmacist has found a new group of compounds in seaweed that may be a good lead in the treatment of breast cancer.

The Dispatch Online reported that Knott's research into seaweed has shown anti-cancer activity on breast cancer cells.

 

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Dr Gudgeon qualified in Birmingham, England, in 1968. She has more than 40 years experience in oncology, and in 1994 she founded her practice, Cape Breast Care, where she treats benign and malignant breast cancers. Dr Boeddinghaus obtained her qualification at UCT Medical School in 1994 and her MRCP in London in 1998. She has worked extensively in the field of oncology and has a special interest in the hormonal management of breast cancer. She now works with Dr Gudgeon at Cape Breast Care. Read more.

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