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Remission of hormone-refractory prostate cancer attributed to Essiac
Division of Urology, The Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toro
Oct  2005 (Vol.  12, Issue  5, Pages( 2841 - 2842)


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  • Essiac is a popular complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) that is utilized by many cancer patients in North America. Much anecdotal reporting exists about its cancer-fighting qualities, but so far no clinical trials have been preformed to validate those claims. We describe here the case of a 64-year-old man whose hormone-refractory prostate cancer responded well to Essiac tea.