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Pharmaceuticals 2009, 2(3), 206-216; doi:10.3390/ph2030206

Interferons as Therapy for Viral and Neoplastic Diseases: From Panacea to Pariah to Paragon

Department of Pathology, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, USUHS/4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
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Received: 13 November 2009 / Revised: 2 December 2009 / Accepted: 7 December 2009 / Published: 15 December 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Interferons)
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For more than 20 years after the excitement engendered by their discovery in 1957 as antiviral agents, there were no significant clinical uses of interferons; however, following their cloning they have been employed as effective treatment for several viral, autoimmune, and neoplastic diseases. View Full-Text
Keywords: interferon; clinical applications; cancer; infectious diseases; multiple sclerosis interferon; clinical applications; cancer; infectious diseases; multiple sclerosis
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Friedman, R.M.; Contente, S. Interferons as Therapy for Viral and Neoplastic Diseases: From Panacea to Pariah to Paragon. Pharmaceuticals 2009, 2, 206-216.

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