My first impression was that it is a hoax but given that the report is originally published in the most prestigious journal "Science" then must be authentic. However the reality is that so called thunder god vine is good for pancreatic cancer- the results are at the pre-clinical stage. Let's pray that we find a cure for the curse called cancer.
Pancreas Cancer Meets the Thunder God Sunil R. Hingorani and John D. Potter Sci Transl Med 17 October 2012 4:156ps21. DOI:10.1126/scitranslmed.3004956