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Limitations of therapies exposed

Certain drugs that are used to treat cancer affect blood-vessel formation in tumours. But it seems that these antiangiogenic drugs can reduce the efficiency of other anticancer agents and increase the tumours' aggressiveness.

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Figure 1: Drawbacks of anticancer therapies.

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Casanovas, O. Limitations of therapies exposed. Nature 484, 44–46 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/484044a

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