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Cancer drug research, conceptual image. Cancer drug research represented by Western yew foliage (Taxus brevifolia, left) fighting off cancer cells (right). Drugs made from yew have been used to treat breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. They work by inhibiting cell division and growth. The drugs taxol and taxotere have been made from this plant.
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