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Cancer is hyperproliferative disorder that involves transformation, dysregulation of apoptosis, proliferation, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis Cancer is one of the major threats of modern life and is considered as the second cause of death after myocardial infarction. Millions of people every year die with different types of cancer despite tremendous efforts to find methods of control and cure. Although great advances were made in modern medical science to control disease but many diseases like cancer are not yet curable fully. The underlying mechanism leading up to cancer are still unknown and cancer remains a mystery disease. Some oncologists themselves claim that cancer is not a disease, the anaerobic cell growths are meant to absorb the toxins which kill the patients. However, by surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy we destroy the protective mechanism and metastasis from one organ to other organ is common, To find out newer, safe and effective therapeutics, scientists are evaluating some medicinal plants and herbs which are a rich source of a variety of chemicals with nutritive and therapeutic properties. World-over the pharmaceutical companies and research organizations are focusing on the vast untapped potential of herbals as potent drugs. Millions of people die every year with different types of cancer such as lung cancer and mesothelioma from inhaling asbestos fibers and tobacco smoke, or leukemia from exposure to benzene at their workplaces. In the last century, great advances were made in modern medical system in cure and prevent of this disease. However, success rates are very low. Withania somnifera (WS) has been used as traditional medicine for decades for the treatment of various ailments. The various parts of WS and its constituents are effective in prevention and treatment of different kinds of cancer like colon cancer, lung cancer, blood cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, renal cancer, fibrosarcoma, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer. We are conducting clinical studies to prove the efficacy of WS in prevention and treatment of different forms of cancer including prostate and lung cancers, especially in last stages, and this wonder medicinal herb is found to be beneficial in many patients. Based on these facts a mono herbal formulation developed by R & D cell of LACTONOVA NUTRIPHARM(P) LTD.ferania tablets from withania sominifera extract contains standardized 5% withanolides.