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anticancer

(ăn′tĭ-kăn′sər, ăn′tī-) also

anticancerous

(-sər-əs)
adj.
Effective in treating cancer: anticancer drugs.

anticancer

(ant″i-kan′sĕr) [ anti- + cancer]
Pert. to any treatment to combat, prevent, or treat cancer, e.g., an anticancer protein or an anticancer drug.
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Of the 84 patients who were not given anticancer drugs such as mitomycin and 5-fluorouracil, five, or 6%, developed a new type of cancer more than five years after their surgery.
Hence, clinical trials can be conducted right away to evaluate its efficacy in humans as an anticancer drug," said lead study author Dr Yangzom Bhutia from Texas Tech University's health sciences center in the USA.
According to PharmaMar, Aplidin is its second most advanced anticancer drug that is currently under development for the treatment of multiple myeloma and angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma.
Locally, our scientists are also evaluating the anticancer effect of several indigenous plants, fruits and herbs.
Roya Salehi Qrehvarn, one of the researchers, contrary to the present studies on the delivery of only one anticancer drug at one time, the new nanocarrier carries and releases two anticancer drugs with less amount of drug but more effectiveness.
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 31 2019] This report on the global Anticancer Drugs Market analyzes the current and future prospects of the market.
[ClickPress, Wed Jul 31 2019] This report on the global Anticancer Drugs Market analyzes the current and future prospects of the market.
These include anticancer agent salinosporamide A, currently in clinical trials, and several new antibiotics that are effective against drug-resistant infections like MRSA and tuberculosis," said Carvalho.
Lactoferrin was received considerable attention in recent years, to being one of the biologically active compounds which possess actually role as anti microbial, immune modulator, anti inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancer. Lactoferrin was first isolated from bovine milk in 1939.
Proceeds from the financing will be utilised to advance the clinical development of APR-246, a first-in-class anticancer agent that reactivates mutated p53 tumour suppressor protein.
Metallo-Drugs: Development and Action of Anticancer Agents
Kale contains a number of compounds that have been found to be associated with anticancer effects.