Are chemotherapy drugs as successful as they seem?

Despite considerable investment and innovation, the conclusion of researcher Peter Wise is that chemotherapy drugs have had little effect on survival in adults with metastatic cancer. A meta-analysis published in 2004 explored the contribution of cytotoxic chemotherapy to 5-year survival in 250,000 adults with solid cancers from Australian and United States randomized trials. [1] An important effect … Continue reading Are chemotherapy drugs as successful as they seem?