Breastmilk cure for cancer: HAMLET
Svanborg named this unique cancer-killing breastmilk protein Hamlet (Human alpha-lactalbumin made lethal to tumour cells) and also patented their discovery.
The discovery was published in 1995 in one of the most-cited multidisciplinary scientific journals, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
However, the discovery was met with disbelief rather than excitement by the scientific world. It is thought that perhaps because Svanborg was an immunologist, rather than part of the cancer research and pharmaceutical development community, that her research and findings were not taken seriously back then.
But she didn’t give up