Current Status of Methods to Assess Cancer Drug Resistance

  title={Current Status of Methods to Assess Cancer Drug Resistance},
  author={Theodor Hermann Lippert and Hans-J{\"o}rg Ruoff and M. Volm},
  booktitle={International journal of medical sciences},
Drug resistance is the main cause of the failure of chemotherapy of malignant tumors, resistance being either preexisting (intrinsic resistance) or induced by the drugs (acquired resistance). At present, resistance is usually diagnosed during treatment after a long period of drug administration.In the present paper, methods for a rapid assessment of drug… CONTINUE READING