Combination of Natural Drugs: An Emerging Trend in Cancer Chemotherapy

Kumar, Sandeep and Setty, Manjunath M (2012) Combination of Natural Drugs: An Emerging Trend in Cancer Chemotherapy. Journal of Drug Delivery & Therapeutics, 2 (3). pp. 97-105. ISSN 2250-1177

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Cancer is major health burden in developed countries as well as developing countries around the globe. Breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer are responsible for more than 50 percent of total deaths due to cancer . Chemotherapy is most popular and convenient form of treatment against almost all types of cancer. Products of natural origin are employed in chemotherapy for long time in the form of chemopreventive, chemosensitizing and chemotherapeutic agents. Combination drugs chemotherapy is considered to be more effective and safer way of treatment. This short review is an attempt to cover the combination of drugs from plant origin that are effective in most common cancers and their clinical status.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chemotherapy; Carcinoma; Melanoma; Cytotoxicity; Clinical trial
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2015 04:29
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2015 04:29

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