Cancer Chemotherapy Specific to Acidic Nests
AbstractThe realization of cancer therapeutics specific to cancer cells with less of an effect on normal tissues is our goal. Many trials have been carried out for this purpose, but this goal is still far from being realized. It was found more than 80 years ago that solid cancer nests are acidified, but in vitro studies under acidic conditions have not been extensively studied. Recently, in vitro experiments under acidic conditions were started and anti-cancer drugs specific to acidic areas have been identified. Many genes have been reported to be expressed at a high level under acidic conditions, and such genes may be potent targets for anti-cancer drugs specific to acidic nests. In this review article, recent in vitro, in vivo, and clinical achievements in anti-cancer drugs with marked efficacy under acidic conditions are summarized, and the clinical use of anti-cancer drugs specific to acidic nests is discussed. View Full-Text
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Kobayashi, H. Cancer Chemotherapy Specific to Acidic Nests. Cancers 2017, 9, 36.
Kobayashi H. Cancer Chemotherapy Specific to Acidic Nests. Cancers. 2017; 9(4):36.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kobayashi, Hiroshi. 2017. "Cancer Chemotherapy Specific to Acidic Nests." Cancers 9, no. 4: 36.
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