“An amazing discovery is the hot topic on the Internet as the news of a new powerful cure for cancer gave hope to millions of people affected with this disease. Australian scientists discovered a completely natural and extremely efficient anti-cancer agent in the fruit of an endemic tree by chance.”
Blushwood (pictured) is the plant where the cancer fighting berries are sourced.
This discovery was made following an eight-year study by a group of scientists from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane, led by Dr Glen Boyle. An experimental drug derived from the berry, EBC-46, has so far been used on 300 animals, including cats, dogs and horses.
‘We were able to achieve very strong results injecting EBC-46 directly into melanoma models, as well as cancers of the head, neck and colon,’ said Dr Boyle.
‘In most cases the single injection treatment caused the loss of viability of cancer cells within four hours, and ultimately destroyed the tumors.’
Dr Boyle says EBC-46 works in part by triggering a cellular response which effectively cuts off the blood supply to the tumor.
‘In more than 70 per cent of pre-clinical cases, the response and cure was long-term and enduring, with very little relapse over a period of 12 months.’
‘We must stress at this point that EBC-46 will only be trialled in the short-term for tumors which can be accessed by direct injection or topical application,’ Dr Boyle said.
‘There is no evidence to suggest EBC-46 would be effective against metastatic cancers.’