Howzat? Former England batsman claims mistletoe injections cured cancer which should have killed him five years ago

Howzat Former England batsman claims MISTLETOE injections cured cancer that should have killed him five years agoTreatment has been widely used in Europe – particularly in GermanyChristmassy plant may contain compounds that affect leukaemia cells There is still scepticism in the UK, however | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 25 September 2012 Miraculous recovery: Ex-England batsman John Edrich claims he recovered from cancer thanks to extracts of mistletoe A former international cricketer who was diagnosed with a rare and incurable form of leukaemia claims scientists saved his life using mistletoe.