Discovery in Cancer Drug

Title: Discovery in Cancer Drug
Date: 2011/07/24

Discovery in Cancer Drug


     TAIPEI — A team of Taiwanese scientists uncovered how a common type of anti-cancer medicine fights off malignant cells, a mechanism that was unknown to science, said National Taiwan University (NTU) yesterday.


     Describing the discovery as a “milestone” in cancer drug development, Chan Nei-li, a specialist in structural biology and a faculty member of NTU’s College of Medicine, said that the finding could help pharmacists worldwide come up with drugs that have fewer side effects on cancer patients.


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