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2009-01-23 09:41:54

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered how a whole class of commonly used chemotherapy drugs can block cancer growth. Their findings, reported online this week at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition, suggest that a subgroup of cancer patients might particularly benefit from these drugs.The anthracycline class of chemotherapeutics "” doxorubicin (Adriamycin), daunorubicin, epirubicin, idarubicin "” have been used...