The prospect of a cancer treatment replicated from human breast milk was the last thing Svanborg expected when she made the discovery with postgraduate.
It turned out that one of these fractions was causing the tumours to die, but not whole milk as it comes out of the breast. It has to be treated a.
They found that by altering a protein in human milk, producing a complex to take alongside conventional treatments, or during palliative care.
Professor Svanborg at Lund University in Sweden is conducting clinical trials with a team of researchers showing breast milk as a possible cure for cancer.