Drugs: Another Round in the Krebiozen Battle

Bitter controversy has raged for twelve years over a so-called anti-cancer drug named Krebiozen. A refugee physician from Yugoslavia, Dr. Stevan Durovic, said that he extracted it from the blood of specially inoculated horses in Argentina and brought it to the U.S. in 1949. Its first trials on human patients were made by Chicago's famous Physiologist Andrew Conway Ivy, who announced what he considered promising results in March 1951.

Orthodox medicine poured a flood of doubts and questions at Drs. Ivy and Durovic. What was Krebiozen (pronounced kre-by-o-zen)? Nobody knew, except that...

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