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  • PolyADP-ribose polymerase


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  • Doctors Wednesday also announced that an experimental drug, in a class called PARP inhibitors, helped keep advanced ovarian cancers in check nearly four months longer than a placebo.

    Tests for ovarian cancer can backfire

  • The compounds, known as PARP inhibitors, work by obstructing the ability of cells damaged by chemotherapy or through genetic mutations to repair themselves, causing tumor cells to die as a result.

    New Class of Drugs in Early Trials

  • Olaparib works by inhibiting a protein called PARP, or poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase.

    Canadian Online Health News

  • Until now it was only thought that those who had ovarian cancer as a result carrying an inherited "faulty" copy of the BRCA gene - accounting for up to 15 per cent of cases - would benefit from a class of drug called PARP inhibitors. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Olaparib - a member of a new class of drug called PARP inhibitors - targets cancer cells, but leaves healthy cells relatively unscathed.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • BSI-201 is a targeted cancer therapy based on an emerging technique called PARP inhibition, says BiPar.

    GEN News Highlights

  • (ASCO), treatment with chemotherapy plus the investigational drug BSI-201-a type of targeted therapy known as a PARP inhibitor-improved outcomes among women with triple-negative breast cancer.


  • Dr. Osborne has been assisting with studies of a new class of anti-cancer pills called PARP inhibitors.

    News for WSAV

  • The pills, known as PARP inhibitors, kill cancer cells with a faulty gene called PTEN .... - Articles related to NYC considers flavored tobacco ban

  • Researchers are studying whether a treatment, called a PARP inhibitor, might be effective for patients with the breast cancer gene. - Local News


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