Kansas University Medical Center confirmed with in vitro and in vivo studies, that both Pao pereira and Rauwolfia vomitoria (extract provided by Natural Source International, Ltd.) were active against pancreatic and ovarian cancers and showed excellent synergistic action with gemcitabine and carboplatine chemotherapies.
Publications on Ovarian Cancer:
“The plant extract of Pao pereira potentiates carboplatin effects against ovarian cancer” Jun Yu and Qi Chen, Pharmaceutical biology, DOI: 10.3109/13880209.2013.808232
“Antitumor Activities of Rauwolfia vomitoria Extract and Potentiation of Carboplatin Effects Against Ovarian Cancer” Jun Yu, PhD, Yan Ma, PhD, Jeanne Drisko, MD, Qi Chen, PhD Current Therapeutic Research 75 (2013) 8–14
Publications on Pancreatic Cancer:
“Inhibition of pancreatic cancer and potentiation of gemcitabine effects by the extract of Pao Pereira” in the Oncology Reports Journal (vol.30 No. 1, pp. 149-156, 2009 – doi: 10.3892/or.2013.2461).
“Antitumor Activities of Rauwolfia vomitoria Extract and Potentiation of Gemcitabine Effects Against Pancreatic Cancer” Jun Yu, PhD and Qi Chen, PhD