(Paclitaxel) & Docetaxel (Taxotere)
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Taxol production processes required the bark of six
Yew trees to treat one patient for a year which
caused the systematic destruction of 90% of the
yew trees in North America and India.
In China's Yunnan
Province, once famous for its yew forests, 80
per cent were destroyed within a three year period.
At least the British took a few
centuries to decimate the European Yews (for longbows).
Today, semi-synthetic Taxol is produced from the needles and twigs
of the yew.
First they used taxpayers money to get this poison on the market, then gave exclusive rights to Bristol-Myers Squibb, also to collect yew off government lands. Even when they run and control all of the so called drug Trials they still can't make it cure anyone, only add a few months on survival, but with a nice $11 Billion in sales.
They wouldn't dream of using a herb that herbalists have used for centuries, as it would give the game away about the effectiveness of herbal medicine, and who would make any money out of something you can buy for (comparatively) peanuts at a supermarket or herbal supplier? See: Herbs for cancer for well over 15 herbs that they won't touch with a bargepole (a real clue to their mindset and agenda, also see). No, let's butcher millions of sacred trees, well known for their longevity (5,000 plus years 1 ) over non-toxic herbs designed for the job and poison thousands with a highly toxic brew from a highly poisonous tree. Just another illustration of the true nature of the Chemotherapy pushers, dealers in death, 2 in one--humans and yews--bonus points from Satan, no doubt.]
See: Tree and Plant Abuse Zapper quotes Laetrile Orthodox Medicine's herbal extracts for cancer
Docetaxel (Taxotere) Data sheet
[2010 May] 'I beat breast cancer, but I'll never beat baldness', says one devastated woman
 The Other Drug War by James Love
 NCI & BRISTOL-MYERS MAKE A DEAL (TAXOL) by Ralph Moss
 TAXOL DOES NOT HELP PREVENT RECURRENCE OF MOST COMMON BREAST CANCERS by Ralph Moss
[Jan 2008] Threat to medicines from plant extinctions Until recently it took an average of 6 trees to produce a single dose resulting in the decimation of wild yew populations across the world. In China's Yunnan Province, once famous for its yew forests, 80 per cent were destroyed within a three year period.
[2005 China] Farmer the biggest hero yew can find By the end of a frenzied harvest between 2000 and 2001, it was estimated 3 million trees were destroyed.
 Chemotherapy Treatment Taxol Ineffective In Treating HER-2 Negative Breast Cancer, NEJM Study Says Taxol, is ineffective at treating HER-2 negative breast cancer, the most common form of the disease
Handful of researchers test disputed compound Taxol inventor David Carver of Colorado
A Tale of Taxol By Frank Stephenson Since 1993, Bristol-Myers Squibb has introduced only one cancer drug to the pharmaceutical market—Taxol. As of August 2002, Taxol is still the only taxane product in its line of oncology drugs. When the company's exclusive, five-year right to market Taxol under the CRADA expired in 1997, technically opening the door to generic brands of the drug, the company successfully fought off the introduction of generics until December 2001, a move that added more than $4 billion to lifetime Taxol sales that by last August approached $11 billion.
The Story of Taxol: Nature and Politics in the Pursuit of an Anti-Cancer Drug (Hardcover) by Jordan Goodman (Author), Vivien Walsh (Author)