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- adj. Effective in treating cancer: anticancer drugs.
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- adj. That is used to treat cancer.
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- adj. used in the treatment of cancer
Zevalin® (Yttrium-90 [(90) Y] ibritumomab tiuxetan) appears to provide effective, long-term anticancer responses for patients with follicular lymphoma whose cancer has progressed following an autologous stem cell transplant.
While these patients aren't generally expected to experience clinical benefit, there are circumstances in which off-label anticancer drugs are accepted as the standard of care, such as the use of high-dose carboplatin in some childhood cancers.
Chemical engineers have shown how to make yeast cells boost productivity of an enzyme plants need to create chemicals such as anticancer compounds ...
All of them are expected to lead to the development of therapeutic agents such as anticancer drugs.
Curcumin is supposed to not only have antibiotic, antiinflammatory, antiarthritic, antioxidant and anticancer properties, regular consumption is also alleged to increase brain power.
Still, there's no denying that Dr. Hamburg's decision is an awful turn for anticancer progress and innovation, and especially for the women who may lose a treatment option in the time they have left to live.
Ginger contains natural bioactive compounds that appear to have anticancer properties, researchers said.
Caveat: The anticancer properties of ginger haven't been demonstrated in human subjects with prostate cancer.
If the pace of anticancer progress has been remarkable in some areas, more modest in others, that's because Nixon's formulation had it wrong.
One problem is that the next generation of anticancer medicines is being delayed by a regulatory system that is far too rigid and controlling.
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