Drug penetration in solid tumours

@article{Minchinton2006DrugPI,
  title={Drug penetration in solid tumours},
  author={A. Minchinton and I. Tannock},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={583-592}
}
To be most effective anticancer drugs must penetrate tissue efficiently, reaching all the cancer cells that comprise the target population in a concentration sufficient to exert a therapeutic effect. Most research into the resistance of cancers to chemotherapy has concentrated on molecular mechanisms of resistance, whereas the role of limited drug distribution within tumours has been neglected. We summarize the evidence that indicates that the distribution of many anticancer drugs in tumour… Expand

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