Non-melanoma skin cancer may respond to common weed sap

02/1/2011 | BBC

Non-melanoma skin cancers appeared to respond to the sap from a common weed, researchers reported in the British Journal of Dermatology. When the active ingredient in the weed is applied to the skin, it kills cancerous cells and encourages neutrophils, which may destroy residual malignant cells, the researchers said. "[T]his is definitely not a treatment people should be trying out at home," Kimberley Carter of the British Association of Dermatologists cautioned.

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Manager/Senior Manager, Health Services Analytics
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Manager/Senior Manager, Health Economist
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director, Health Services Analytics
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director/Vice President. Health Actuary
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director of Governmental Programs
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY