Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Cancers Become Resistant To Chemotherapy

Why Cancers Become Resistant To Chemotherapy | Stronger Than Cancer

This just underscores the need for more targeted treatments, and more careful, strategic planning when it comes to treatment.

Some patients may not even need chemotherapy, and this puts them at greater risk for future mutations that may lead to cancer.  And patients that do, will have better survival rates if targeted therapies can address this - better results, while reducing resistance.

Hopefully, this new data will be used for more thoughtful treatments - especially for borderline patient (ie. both ends of the spectrum, very early or late stage cancers).

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