Milk Thistle Herb Protects Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy-Associated Liver Toxicity, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Study

Published: Dec 28, 2009

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ScienceDaily (Dec. 27, 2009) — A new study finds that the herb milk thistle may help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients who receive chemotherapy. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that the herb could allow patients to take potent doses of chemotherapy without damaging their liver.

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