Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
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Drug Combinations in Cancer Treatments

Da-Yong Lu, Ting-Ren Lu and Shan Cao

Most cancers have multiple genetic alterations or abnormalities. It is seldom very useful by only using one anticancer drug. Human cancer is a refractory and resistant disease, and like HIV virus, it might need anticancer drug cocktail, instead single drugs to dramatically control the progresses of the disease. Anticancer drug cocktail might be one of the good solutions for anticancer chemotherapy. How to combine use of anticancer drugs is a new problem and area of anticancer drug therapy. This editorial addresses this problem in depth.