Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies
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  • Release Date: 2024-06-04
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This video is adapted from 10.3390/biology13060386

The repurposing of drugs is an important and rapidly growing field in the treatment of cancer. The main advantage of drug repurposing is using currently established drugs for various diseases and testing them on newer diseases, such as cancer. This strategy allows drug developers to reduce the time for a drug to be made available after clinical trials and testing by using drugs that have already gone through the process. The key to its use is to target the intricate signalling pathways in cancer, which contribute to the initiation, progression, and severity of cancer. Such pathways, if targeted correctly using repurposed drugs, could result in the regression of the tumour or, in some cases, a potential curative effect.

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Haddad, N.; Gamaethige, S.M.; Wehida, N.; Elbediwy, A. Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies. Encyclopedia. Available online: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/1281 (accessed on 16 June 2024).
Haddad N, Gamaethige SM, Wehida N, Elbediwy A. Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies. Encyclopedia. Available at: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/1281. Accessed June 16, 2024.
Haddad, Natalia, Sara Magura Gamaethige, Nadine Wehida, Ahmed Elbediwy. "Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies" Encyclopedia, https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/1281 (accessed June 16, 2024).
Haddad, N., Gamaethige, S.M., Wehida, N., & Elbediwy, A. (2024, June 04). Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies. In Encyclopedia. https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/1281
Haddad, Natalia, et al. "Drug Repurposing: Exploring Potential Anti-Cancer Strategies." Encyclopedia. Web. 04 June, 2024.
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