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Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer, Quality of Life Better with Antibiotic Therapy vs. Chemotherapy

by Terry Richards

Azithromycin enhances the favorable results of paclitaxel and cisplatin in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Although new chemotherapeutic drugs have been applied constantly, their efficacy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is still not satisfactory.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24782093

Antibiotics that target mitochondria effectively eradicate cancer stem cells, across multiple tumor types: Treating cancer like an infectious disease

Based on this analysis, we now show that 4-to-5 different classes of FDA-approved drugs can be used to eradicate cancer stem cells, in 12 different cancer cell lines, across 8 different tumor types (breast, DCIS, ovarian, prostate, lung, pancreatic, melanoma, and glioblastoma (brain)).

http://www.impactjournals.com/oncotarget/index.php?journal=oncotarget&op=view&page=article&path%5B%5D=3174

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