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Turkish Cypriot research graduate patents cancer treatment drug

19 January 2017

North Cyprus News - Mustafa Pehlivan

A 26 years old young Turkish Cypriot student, Mustafa Pehlivan, who studied pharmacy at university in the UK, has made a discovery which will help to cure cancer and assist patients who are undergoing treatment for cancer.

Pehlivan discovered a cell which will help to prevent cancer spreading around the human body. He has has taken out a patent for his discovery. His next step will be to find a pharmaceutical company to produce the drug.

Pehlivan is still doing his Master’s Degree at the International Cyprus University where he is undertaking cancer research. His research at Hertfordshire University, where he discovered “Nano Floro Tricyclohexane,” is winning general approval in the scientific world.

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