The nervous system: a new target in the fight against cancer.

@article{Kazi2018TheNS,
  title={The nervous system: a new target in the fight against cancer.},
  author={Rashek Kazi and Yuri L. Bunimovich},
  journal={Anti-cancer drugs},
  year={2018},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={
          929-934
        }
}
During cancer progression, tumor cells interact with the neighboring environment, including neuronal tissue. The important influence of the nervous system on growth and metastasis of cancer is now widely accepted. As such, using medications that traditionally target the nervous system may be an avenue toward treating cancer. The focus of this review is to detail how several classes of medications, traditionally used to treat nervous system disorders, impact cancer. Specifically, we review the… CONTINUE READING