Malaria drug may help treat head and neck cancer – Study

Malaria drug will also be useful in cancer: A new study conducted by scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the US states that malaria The drug hydroxychloroquine blocks the inhibitory pathway of cisplatin, a chemotherapy agent used for the treatment of head and neck cancer. In animal models, it has been seen to restore the tumor-killing ability of cisplatin.

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