In the whole andes, there is a claim that chirimoya cures cancer.

This claim is supported long across the andes community, and in dubious sites like this one.

My question is: What is the actual extent -currently known- to the healing power of the chirimoya fruit? Has that fruit a proven* success against cancer in any way? (at least helping in any way with the healing of at least one form of cancer).

(*) This should not need clarification but since this is my first question here I state: at least one study from a reputable laboratory proving some kind of success regarding any form of cancer

  • I hope this dupemark become actually useful serving when people looks for the synonim chirimoya. Commented May 31, 2016 at 23:07
  • While similar I'm not so sure this should be called a dupe, Cherimoya/chirimoya is related to soursop but isn't the same plant. Unless we're just marking all generic claims that [plant] cures/prevents cancer as dupes.
    – Murphy
    Commented Jun 1, 2016 at 13:15


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