Venom As a Cure for Cancer?

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CHAMPAIGN, IL - What if we told you scientists may have found a way to stop cancer cells from growing?

Now, what if we said they're using an 'unconventional' form of medicine. Would you still be interested? Of course you would, if it's a possible cure for cancer. However, this one kind of gives us the heebie-jeebies. Scientists from the University of Illinois recently debuted their latest discovery, that's apparently had quite a bit of success in test labs.

They're using venom from bees, snakes, and scorpions similar to the way ancient doctors used to treat their patients. While it's still in the early stages, the scientists have shown success in stopping breast cancer and melanoma cells in lab tests.

Whatever helps bring an to end cancer is good by us, even if it stings.