Drug Targets for Cancer Treatment : An Overview

  title={Drug Targets for Cancer Treatment : An Overview},
  author={Shashank Kumar and Mohammad Kaleem Ahmad and Mohammad Waseem and Abhay K Pandey},
Cancer is one of the major cause of death worldwide. Malignant cells display metabolic changes, when compared to normal cells, because of both genetic and epigenetic alterations. Number of drugs being used for the cancer treatment follows different mechanisms of action. Therapeutic strategies include targeting of drugs at specific genes or proteins/enzymes found in cancer cells or the internal tissue environment which contributes to growth and survival of these cells. Targeted therapy is often… CONTINUE READING