The efficacy of LeaLea cream in the treatment of warts, birthmarks and moles was proven by the inventor. Rolando C. Dela Cruz in numerous studies:

  1. “A Therapeutic Modality for Viral Wart”
    • Authors:Freddie B. Bucayan, M.D, Rolando C. dela Cruz, Inventor
  2. “Anacardium Occidentale (Linn.) Cashew Nut extract in the treatment of verruca vulgaris, a preliminary study , P1008 presented in 20th World Congress of Dermatology, Paris France”
    • Authors: Emily Piansay-Soriano, M.D. / MediSkin Clinic , Victoria Plaza Davao City , Philippines J. Tangente, J. Abear
  3. “The Clinical Efficacy of a Cream Preparation from the oil of the Peicap of Cashew Nut ( Anacardium Occidentale, Linn) in the Removal of Cutaneous Nevi; A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial”
    • Authors: Eleonor B. Almoro, M.D. / College of Medicine, University of the Philippines
    • William D. Torres, Ph.D. / Bureau Food and Drugs, Department of Health
  4. “The Treatment of Cutaneous Wart a Cream Preparation from the Oil Extract of the Pericap of Anacardium Occidentale, Linne, Administered Topically: A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial”
    • Authors: Eleanor B. Almoro, M.D.,William D.Torres, Ph.D.
  5. “Anacardium Occidentale (Linn.) Cashew Nut Extract; in the Treatment of Basal Cell Carinoma or Skin Cancer – Published Journal of Medicine, Acta Medica Philipina and Presented at American College of Surgeons and won Best Scientific Clinical Exhibit at New, Orleans U.S.A.”
    • Authors: E.Talens, MD, Orlando Ocampo, MD, FPCS,Daniel dela Paz, MDm FPCS, Horacio Estrada , MD, Porfirio Tica , MD , FPCS, Rolando C. dela Cruz , Lydia B. dela Cruz, Richard B. dela Cruz, Rommel B. dela Cruz, Lorena B. dela Cruz, and Lelalee B. dela Cruz
  6. “The Treatment of Codyloma acuminate using Degen, A cream preparation from the oil of extract of Anacardium occidentale Linne: A prospective Case Series 2006 – Presented at Malaysia Convention during Gynecology and Obstetrics”
    • Authors: Eleonor B. Almoro, MD, Edwin Bibit, MD, University of the Philippines
  7. “Randomized Open Controlled Trial Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Liquid Trichloroacetic and Cashew Nut Extract cream in the treatment of Condyloma Acuminata Among Gynecologic Patients at a Tertiary Hospital: A Prelimenary Study – Presented at University of the Philippines Annual clinical validation and Won 1st Place in the Event of UP-PGH OB-GYNE”
    • Authors: Julie Ressurection, MD, Lilibeth Siasu, MD
    • Department of Obstetrics, University of the Philippines

Awards won by Dr. Rolando C. Dela Cruz

Dr. Rolando C. Dela Cruz was awarded the following accolades for the development of LeaLea cream with the active ingredient Anacardium Occidentale Linn (cashew nut oil extract) for the treatment of warts, birthmarks and moles:

Gold medal

Seoul Korea, 2002

Silver medal

World Genius Inventions Exposition, Tokyo, Japan, November 8-9, 2001

Gold medal

(Largest inventions fair of the USA)
Pittsburgh, U.S.A
16th – 20th May 2001

Gold medal

“International Exposition” category, I-TEX 2000 – International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition Kuala-lumpur, Malaysia, 2000

Bronze medal

27th International Fair of Inventions
New techniques and products, Genf, Switzerland, 1999

Tukla’s prize

“Most Outstanding Invention”
Awarded by Ministry of
Science and Technology,
Manila, Philippines 1998.

Furthermore,Dr. Rolando C. Dela Cruz received some awards for his latest development, a product for the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma or BCC:

WIPO Gold Medal

WIPO Gold Medal
Best invention
National Inventors Week
Metrao Manila, Philippines 2008

Best Scientific Exhibit Award

93rd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Louisiana, U.S.A. 2007

Obelisk prize

World Invention Award 2006
World Invention Winner – Diamond Award and the Overall Inventors
British Invention Show
London, United Kingdom, October 21, 2006

Gold medal

Most Outstanding Invention
IENA – International Trade Fair “Ideas – Inventions – New Products”
Nuremberg, Germany, 3rd – 6th November 2005

Gold Medal & Grand Prix Prize

Moscow Russia 2004