Mucins and tumor resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs.

  title={Mucins and tumor resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs.},
  author={Nicolas Jonckheere and Nicolas Skrypek and Isabelle Van Seuningen},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1846 1},
Epithelial cancer patients not considered eligible for surgical resection frequently benefit from chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with one or combination of cytotoxic or cytostatic drugs. Recent advances in chemotherapy allowed a great number of cancer patients to receive treatment with significant results. Unfortunately, resistance to chemotherapeutic drug treatment is a major challenge for clinicians in the majority of epithelial cancers because it is responsible for the… CONTINUE READING
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