News: Kidney cancer drugs attacks other cancers too!Created by:
A group of researchers have found it out that the drugs used to treat kidney cancers have an effect on other cancers as well. Axitinib is a well established drug for the treatment for the kidney cancers and it is involved in the cell signalling pathways. For the other cancers the story is bit different. It is found that Axitinib attacks the other cancer types in a different way. Axitinib is found to have an off target effect which encourages the cells to mutate. So that will attack the cancers of that origin such as breast, prostate, and colo rectal cancers. So this discovery will help for a new way of treating those cancer types hopefully in the near future.