Beth JoJack
June 10 2022


  • Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the world, with 1.8 million people dying from the condition in 2020.
  • Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) found a plant compound to be effective at stopping the growth of lung cancer cells in a laboratory setting.
  • Researchers plan to further test their findings in preclinical animal models of lung cancer.

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the world. There were more than 2.2 million new diagnoses of lung cancer around the world in 2020. And that same year, globally about 1.8 million people died from lung cancer.
While there is currently no cure for lung cancer, scientists are working on treatment options. Some of these scientists are at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where a new study found a natural herbal compound called berberine stops the growth of lung cancer cells in a laboratory setting.


Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/plant-compound-effective-against-lung-cancer-in-laboratory-setting?utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Ema il&utm_campaign=MNT%20Daily%20News&utm_content=202 2-06-11&apid=28940830&rvid=410ced6b1b72fa7af872658cc079 c75b2682fd913ffe66dc54740408e9475469#What-is-berberin