714-X (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Patient Information [NCI] - Overview
- The main ingredient of 714-X is camphor, which comes from the wood and bark of the camphor tree (see Question 1).
- It is claimed that 714-X helps the immune system fight cancer (see Question 3).
- No study of 714-X has been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal to show it is safe or effective in treating cancer (see Question 6).
- 714-X is not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States (see Question 8).
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February 25, 2014
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