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anticancer chemicals are applied to whole body via injection
Mode of action in chemotherapy drugs
-Kills rapidly dividing cancer cells or causes them to stop in
looking into attachment of chemo drugs that bind to speciﬁc
membrane proteins on cancer cells
focused upon the delivery of chemo drugs via liposomes, so
they target only the cancer cells
-also causes hair loss, nausea, weight loss, weakness
some chemo chemicals also kill normal cells that rapidly
divide such as intestinal cells and hair follicles....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2012 for the course ASTRO 1f03 taught by Professor Perkins during the Spring '12 term at McMaster University.
- Spring '12