Do crocodiles and alligators hold the key to cancer treatment?

Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Salwa Mansoor Ali, Naveed Ahmed Khan

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By 2030, the global cancer burden is expected to nearly double, growing to 21.4 million cases and 13.2 million deaths. Cancer is often linked to environmental pollutants, chemicals, infectious agents, genetics, hormones, and radiation.

From visits to crocodile sanctuaries, it is evident that crocodiles can live in unhygienic conditions; feed on rotten …
Original languageEnglish
Article numberi3763
JournalBMJ (Online)
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2016


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