The UK Markey Cancer Center will be the first site worldwide to initiate a cancer clinical trial that evaluates its anti-cancer activity in humans using ArtemiLife™ Inc. coffee products, which are made using the leaves of the Artemisia annua plant.
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Drug Derived from Kentucky-Grown Plant Shows Promise for Ovarian Cancer Treatment
A new study from University of Kentucky Markey Cancer researchers shows that Artemisia annua, a plant that has been traditionally used for its anti-malaria components, shows promise in treating ovarian cancer.
Cancer, COVID and the Kentucky Economy: How ‘Sweet Annie’ Could Make an Impact
Used as a medicinal herb for centuries, Artemisia annua contains powerful compounds that make it a popular treatment for malaria. But with lab research showing these compounds may help treat a variety of cancers and even COVID-19, this plant is more relevant than ever — and UK is showing how we can take it from Kentucky fields to the research lab to our patients.