Review of Common Alternative Herbal “Remedies” for Skin Cancer

  title={Review of Common Alternative Herbal “Remedies” for Skin Cancer},
  author={Janet Li and Jeremy T. Kampp},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
BACKGROUND Alternative herbal remedies for skin cancer are commonly found on the Internet. [] Key Method RESULTS Some preclinical studies have shown positive evidence that these substances can induce apoptosis in skin cancer, but clinical studies proving efficacy are either insufficient, nonexistent, or show negative evidence. Botanicals that were excluded are those that do not have published studies of their efficacy as skin cancer treatments. CONCLUSION Online advertising may tempt patients to use…
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