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Dr. Roy Golsteyn’s lab is studying buffalo bean for compounds that may help fight certain cancers. (Photo courtesy University of Lethbridge)

Guenther: Buffalo bean more than floral for cancer researchers

Buffalo beans adorn the pastures, field edges and even kitchen tables of many Prairie farms and ranches — but the pretty plant is now also being picked for its potential properties as a cancer fighter. Experiments show compounds extracted from buffalo bean leaves have potential to fight a class of cancers that includes multiple myeloma, […] Read more