HONEY BEE VENOM

KILLS BREAST CANCER CELLS

Ground-breaking new Perkins research shows that honeybee venom induces cancer cell death in hard to treat triple-negative breast cancer with minimal effect on healthy cells.

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Honeybee venom kills breast cancer cells

Venom from honeybees found to kill aggressive breast cancer cells – Australian research published in Nature Precision Oncology  Honeybee venom induces cancer cell death in hard to treat triple-negative breast cancer with minimal effect on healthy cells. Using…

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