Treating Cancer with Drugs
Lecture no. 20 from the course: What Science Knows about Cancer
Taught by Professor David Sadava | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Turn to the last of the three methods of treatment with this lecture that traces the origins of chemotherapy to mustard gas attacks in World War II. Learn about the path taken by a drug on its way to a tumor, the combinations of chemotherapy used by oncologists, and how drugs are often derived from plants and other natural sources.