Drug Combinations in Cancer TreatmentsDa-Yong Lu1*, Ting-Ren Lu2 and Shan Cao3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Da-Yong Lu
Shanghai 200444, PR China
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: September 04, 2013; Accepted date: October 07, 2013; Published date: October 14, 2013
Citation: Lu DY, Lu TR, Cao S (2013) Drug Combinations in Cancer Treatments. Clin Exp Pharmacol 3:134. doi: 10.4172/2161-1459.1000134
Copyright: © 2013 Lu DY, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Most cancers have multiple genetic alterations or abnormalities. It is seldom very useful by only using one anticancer drug. Human cancer is a refractory and resistant disease, and like HIV virus, it might need anticancer drug cocktail instead single drugs to dramatically control the progresses of the disease. Anticancer drug cocktail might be one of the good solutions for anticancer chemotherapy. How to combine use of anticancer drugs is a new problem and area of anticancer drug therapy. This editorial addresses this problem in depth.