Article Abstract

There must be another way—disulfiram and cancer treatment: editorial on “Alcohol-abuse drug disulfiram targets cancer via p97 segregase adaptor NPL4”

Authors: Hovav Nechushtan, Tamar Peretz

Abstract

The cost of new anticancer therapies nowadays can only be described as astronomical. While in third world countries, even older drugs for cancer therapies are unaffordable, in countries with more developed economies prices of new drugs are prohibitive and in the western world, especially in the US, cancer has been found to be a leading cause for personal bankruptcy.