Coriolus versicolor extract. Definition

Medical Definition: Coriolus versicolor extract

A substance being studied for treating breast cancer and other cancers. The Coriolus versicolor is a type of fungus. In some cultures, the extract is used with other treatments for cancer and other conditions. The extract could stimulate the immune system, slow the growth of some tumor cells and reduce side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A type of biological response modifier (BRM) and a type of dietary supplement.

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