Towards the development of new cancer chemotherapeutics
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Presentation
- By: CHAI, Christina Li Lin (National University of Singapore, Pharmacy, Singapore, Singapore)
The discovery and development of cancer chemotherapeutics remain a highly challenging endeavour. Traditional chemotherapeutics are cytotoxics that block essential functions and kill dividing cells. The lack of selectivity of these therapeutics lead to severe side effects so much so that the treatment is frequently as traumatic and toxic as the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.