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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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Pharmaceuticals 2009, 2(3), 206-216; https://doi.org/10.3390/ph2030206
Received: 13 November 2009 / Revised: 2 December 2009 / Accepted: 7 December 2009 / Published: 15 December 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Interferons)
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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