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Troubled Trees

...that often, a compound might be found in a natural product then later reproduced synthetically. This happened with the drug Taxol, which was derived from a compound discovered in the Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia, a slow-growing tree in the Pacific...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Fighting chance 2/1/98

...their own Mendenhall Valley home. Their first anniversary was spent initiating a new chemotherapy regime using a drug called Taxol. With the cancer their dreams for the future changed. Then, as now, Peggy and Keith hoped to buy a boat and van equipped...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Bow man 5/31/98

...from a single tree. Welch said Pacific yew had been running in short supply, mainly because of its use as the base for taxol, a once-popular cancer-fighting agent. Welch said he's been going down to the Cascades and harvesting as much of the...

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