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. 2012 Nov;1(5):20.
doi: 10.7453/gahmj.2012.1.5.007. Epub 2012 Nov 1.

Trametes Versicolor (Turkey Tail Mushrooms) and the Treatment of Breast Cancer

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Trametes Versicolor (Turkey Tail Mushrooms) and the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Paul Stamets. Glob Adv Health Med. .
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Keywords: Trametes versicolor; beta-glucans; breast cancer; turkey tail mushrooms.


T versicolor growing in its natural habitat. Photograph courtesy of Paul Stamets.

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