Scientists discover a drug for childhood leukemia that treats two other types of tumors
Scientists from Vienna used a drug used in the treatment of childhood leukemia to treat two types of bladder cancer and discovered its efficacy in that,
According to a study published in the European Journal of Urology, clofarabine was particularly effective in treating bladder cancer.
“We discovered that clofarabine induced complete remission in mice with conventional urothelial carcinoma, while it caused massive and persistent tumor shrinkage in animals with sarcomatoid carcinoma without creating any evident adverse effects,” study author Iris Ertel stated.
According to the British newspaper Express, the next step of the study was to conduct human trials, and if successful, this could help save a large number of lives.