Lymphoma and myeloma cells are highly sensitive to growth arrest and apoptosis induced by artesunate.

@article{Holien2013LymphomaAM,
  title={Lymphoma and myeloma cells are highly sensitive to growth arrest and apoptosis induced by artesunate.},
  author={Toril Holien and Oddrun Elise Olsen and Kristine Misund and Hanne Hella and Anders Waage and Torstein Baade R{\o} and Anders Sundan},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={
          339-46
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The use of new drugs has improved the treatment of multiple myeloma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Nevertheless, over time many patients relapse and develop resistance to treatment, and efforts are needed to overcome drug resistance. The widely used malaria drug artesunate has been reported to have antitumor activity, and we aimed to test the effects of artesunate on a panel of myeloma and lymphoma cells. METHODS Myeloma and DLBCL cell lines were treated with artesunate… CONTINUE READING
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