NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!

Compounds of natural origin could lead to new, innovative therapeutic agents for cancer. It has been shown that Luteolin prevents tumor development largely by inactivating several signals and transcription pathways essential for cancer cells.   Continue reading “NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!”

ACQUIRED DRUG RESISTANCE – ‘COMBINATION THERAPY’ PROVING SUCCESSFUL!!

“Drug resistance is the major reason for failure in cancer chemotherapy!!”

Every Onocologist is very aware, cancerous tumors can and do become resistant to the chemotherapeutic drugs which are meant to destroy them, leaving cancer cells very difficult to target with conventional drugs alone.  Research has shown that acquired drug resistance is a common problem, where a tumor may respond initially to therapy but recur later with acquired drug resistance. Continue reading “ACQUIRED DRUG RESISTANCE – ‘COMBINATION THERAPY’ PROVING SUCCESSFUL!!”