Cancer research: Could drugs already on the market provide a cure?
08 February 2020 | 11:24 am
Pharmaceuticals are often developed over a long period of time, and can sometimes deliver unexpected effects — as with aspirin and Viagra. Researchers have now used a drug database to discover new anti-cancer substances.
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