Jodee Johnson, a doctoral student in de Mejia's lab who has since graduated, said that the trick seemed to be using the flavonoids as a pre-treatment instead of applying them and the chemotherapeutic drug
A presentation from the 44th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology revealed that calcium and magnesium administered intravenously to patients undergoing chemotherapy results in a significant reduction in neurotoxicity, a common side effect of chemotherapeutic drugs
The only test on the market that evaluates the chemotherapeutic drug
effect for a specific patient and can tell which chemotherapy drugs are most effective, the MiCK assay has successfully tested all types of cancer.
Washington, August 2 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered a mutant form of the gene, Chk1, that when expressed in cancer cells, permanently stopped their proliferation and caused cell death without the addition of any chemotherapeutic drugs
Several of these genes endow tumor cells with greater resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs
, while others are oncogenes, mutated genes that encourage a cell's proliferation or growth.
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There are several chemotherapeutic drugs
available for treatment if the cancer is diagnosed at an early (non-malignant) stage.
In the late-stage study, patients received Nexavar in combination with chemotherapeutic drugs
carboplatin and paclitaxel.
Abnormal DNA methylation is often found on DNA from cancerous cells and is believed to impact a tumor's sensitivity to chemotherapeutic drugs
SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients with advanced colorectal cancer clearly live longer if they receive three chemotherapeutic drugs
during the course of their treatment.
This linkage is important for a new field of research and medicine known as chronotherapy, which aims to coordinate the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs
with the circadian and cell cycles to maximize drug efficacy while minimizing side effects.
If we could turn down the metabolic activity of normal tissue, reducing its sensitivity to chemotherapeutic drugs
, while the cancer cells remained vulnerable, chemotherapy would simultaneously become less toxic and more effective.
In contrast to most standard chemotherapeutic drugs
, Virulizin was well tolerated in preliminary research.
The registry is aimed at clarifying risk on the basis of the types and dosages of chemotherapeutic drugs
used, the age and genotype of the fetus, and other factors.
This is practical now, and we're working to develop even more effective chemotherapeutic drugs