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2006-08-01 13:45:00

LONDON -- Extracts from a mushroom used for centuries in Eastern Asian medicine may be able to boost the power of a leading chemotherapy drug for prostate cancer, researchers said on Tuesday. They found that when the mushroom called Phellinus linteus was added to the drug doxorubicin in the laboratory it improved its ability to kill cancerous cells. "This species of mushroom has been reported to have some degree of activity in cancer patients. Our aim was to study what effect, if any,...

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