Taxol derived from Pacific Yew tree fights ‪Cancer‬!


Taxol is a drug used to treat ovarian and breast tumors, lung cancer and Kaposi’s sarcoma. It occurs mainly in the bark, needles and heartwood. It blocks cancer cell growth by stopping cell division thereby resulting in cell death. Taxol is the bestselling anti-cancer drug in all of history, with annual sales topping $1.6 billion, according to National Cancer Institute.