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Anti-Psychotic Drug For Schizophrenia May Eliminate Cancer Stem Cells 

 

 

Anti-Psychotic Drug For Schizophrenia May Eliminate Cancer Stem Cells

May 24, 2012 - (McMaster University) - “A team of scientists at McMaster University has discovered a drug, thioridazine, successfully kills cancer stem cells in the human while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments. The research, published today in the science journal CELL, holds the promise of a new strategy and discovery pipeline for the development of anticancer drugs in the treatment of various cancers. The research team has identified another dozen drugs that have good potential for the same response.”  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 8-Jun-12 by Toto, Brent
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