Biochemical Pharmacology volume 78, issue 9, P1083-1094 2009 DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2009.05.027 View full text
Bharat B. Aggarwal, Divya Danda, Shan Gupta, Prashasnika Gehlot

Abstract: AbstractCurrent estimates from the American Cancer Society and from the International Union Against Cancer indicate that 12 million cases of cancer were diagnosed last year, with 7 million deaths worldwide; these numbers are expected to double by 2030 (27 million cases with 17 million deaths). Despite tremendous technological developments in all areas, and President Richard Nixon's initiative in the 1974 "War against Cancer", the US cancer incidence is the highest in the world and the cancer death rate has no…

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