Chemotherapy and the war on cancer

@article{Chabner2005ChemotherapyAT,
  title={Chemotherapy and the war on cancer},
  author={B. Chabner and T. Roberts},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={65-72}
}
  • B. Chabner, T. Roberts
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Cancer
  • The era of chemotherapy began in the 1940s with the first uses of nitrogen mustards and antifolate drugs. Cancer drug development since then has transformed from a low-budget, government-supported research effort to a high-stakes, multi-billion dollar industry. The targeted-therapy revolution has arrived, but the principles and limitations of chemotherapy discovered by the early researchers still apply. This article chronicles the history of modern chemotherapy and identifies remaining… CONTINUE READING

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