ROLE OF CHANCE OBSERVATIONS IN CHEMOTHERAPY: VINCA ROSEA *

@article{Noble1958ROLEOC,
  title={ROLE OF CHANCE OBSERVATIONS IN CHEMOTHERAPY: VINCA ROSEA *},
  author={Robert L. Noble and Charles T. Beer and J. Harry Cutts},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1958},
  volume={76}
}
This paper may seem somewhat unorthodox in a monograph on screening procedures. However, we are eager to present the role of chance in obtaining new leads for chemotherapy and to illustrate this with a specific example. The results of our research, which are presented here in detail for the first time,” should not be considered in terms of a new chemotherapeutic agent, but rather in terms of a chance observation that has led to the isolation of a substance with potential chemotherapeutic… Expand

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