Iscador for Middle East

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Mistletoe in Integrative Cancer Therapy

New: ISCADOR® in the Middle East

What is ISCADOR® Treatment?

ISCADOR® is an injectable prescription medicine for integrative treatment of cancer patients. The active ingredient of ISCADOR® is a special extract from the European Mistletoe (Viscum album, Loranthaceae) plant. Mistletoe is one of the most widely studied complementary therapy in cancer treatment.

What is ISCADOR®‘s advantage?

ISCADOR® is a natural medicinal preparation, manufactured in GMP certified pharmaceutical facility in Switzerland. ISCADOR®'s main advantage lies in its ability to modulate the immune system in cancer patients. In clinical studies in addition to a conventional adjuvant oncological therapy have revealed, ISCADOR® showed:

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1 Additional Therapy with a Mistletoe Product during Adjuvant Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer Patients Improves Quality of Life
2 Five-Year Follow-Up of Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer
3 Quality of life of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer during treatment with mistletoe
4 Mistletoe treatment in cancer-related fatigue
5 Molecular Mistletoe Therapy: Friend or Foe in Established AntiTumor Protocols? A Multicenter, Controlled, Retrospective Pharmaco-Epidemiological Study in Pancreas Cancer
6 Schink M, Tröger W, Dabidian A et al.: FoKo 2007; 14, 9–17
7 Randomized and non-randomized prospective controlled cohort studies in matched pair design for the long-term therapy of corpus uteri cancer patients with a mistletoe preparation (Iscador).
8 Viscum album [L.] extract therapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer: a randomised clinical trial on overall survival.

What is ISCADOR®‘s active ingredient?

Mistletoe plant has been used for centuries to treat numerous human ailments. More so, due to positive results from various clinical studies mistletoe therapy has gained popularity among oncologists and cancer patients during the past several years. ISCADOR® preparations follow propriety formulations that render the ingredients of the raw poisonous mistletoe plant and berries intact but without serious side effects for use in cancer patients.

Which cancer patients benefit most from ISCADOR® therapy?

Several clinical studies have demonstrated effectiveness of mistletoe therapy in patients suffering from breast cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, and melanoma. ISCADOR® can be used in addition to a conventional oncological therapy to reduce their side effects. Furthermore it can improve the quality of life also in a palliative stadium. If you wish to apply for ISCADOR® therapy, you should ask for supervision of your oncologist or healthcare provider. 

Where is ISCADOR® manufactured?

ISCADOR® injections are manufactured by Iscador Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in Switzerland specialized in mistletoe preparations in cancer treatment. The roots of the company go way back until 1935 when the Society of Cancer Research was founded. Iscador Ltd is producing all there products exclusively in Switzerland. -> more information about Iscador Ltd.

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How can I purchase ISCADOR®?

As ISCADOR® is a prescription medicine, you are advised to consult your doctor or healthcare professional.
You can order ISCADOR® through an international pharmacy.

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