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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy

(Science: pharmacology, oncology) The treatment of disease by means of chemicals that have a specific toxic effect upon the disease producing microorganisms (antibiotics) or that selectively destroy cancerous tissue (anticancer therapy).


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... before. Where and when before did you see discussed growth factor receptor inhibitors used to protect normal cells from the toxic side-effects of chemotherapy? Before my article and my links and reference? I think that, if you were more in the "inner circle," you'd find that at least ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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... and for example consider this paper on the application of growth factor receptor inhibitors to protect normal cells from the toxic side-effects of chemotherapy. Exploiting Cancer Cell Cycling for Selective Protection of Normal Cells Mikhail V. Blagosklonny1, and Arthur B. Pardee Chemotherapy of ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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... harm to the body’s health will accumulate. The point to note though is that it will be a smaller, less harmful effect on the patient compared to chemotherapy today which kills all dividing cells. In my approach, the normal cells are not killed so the harm is less and the recovery is quicker compared ...

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by PeterDow
Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... to kill oxygenated, active cancer cells Solution in my approach - the phase 2 treatment kills those oxygenated active cancer cells Traditional chemotherapy using cytotoxic antineoplastic drugs Drawback when used in isolation - chemo doesn't kill hypoxic tumour cores meaning that the cancer ...

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by PeterDow
Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... required to halt selectively all normal cell division but not halt the characteristically aberrant cancer cell division and secondly, conventional chemotherapy drugs would be used to target and kill only the dividing cancer cells. Summary A scientific approach and method for the medical treatment ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 10176
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