Common Antifungal Drug Decreases Tumor Growth and Shows Promise as Cancer Therapy, University of Texas Study

Published: Aug 22, 2012

An inexpensive antifungal drug, thiabendazole, slows tumor growth and shows promise as a chemotherapy for cancer. Scientists in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin made this discovery by exploiting the evolutionary relatedness of yeast, frogs, mice and humans.

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