Ten Plant-Based Medicines That Altered the Course of Human History

10. Vincristine & Vinblastine Vincristine and vinblastine are two related chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat cancer. Vincristine is used most often to treat non-Hodgkin’s and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Vinblastine is also used to treat Hodgkin’s lymphoma as well as non-small cell lung cancer, bladder cancer, and many other cancers. Before vincristine and vinblastine were exotic-sounding chemotherapeutic […]

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