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Endometrial Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (06 / 06 / 2013)

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Laetrile is a compound that contains a chemical called amygdalin. Amygdalin is found in the pits of many fruits, raw nuts, and plants (see Question 1). It is believed that the active anticancer ingredient in laetrile is cyanide (see Question 1). Laetrile is given by mouth as a pill or by intravenous injection (see Question 4). Laetrile has shown little anticancer effect in laboratory studies, animal studies, or human studies (see Question 5 and Question 6). The side effects of laetrile...

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