Review Article

Advances in the Research and Development of Natural Health Products as Main Stream Cancer Therapeutics

Figure 1

Sources of anticancer drugs from the 1940s to 2010. Natural product (N), derived from a natural product, usually a synthetic derivative (ND). Natural product “Botanical” (NB); natural product mimic (NM); totally synthetic drug (S) made by total synthesis, but the pharmacophore is/was from a natural product (S).