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    Understanding doxorubicin associated calcium remodeling during triple-negative breast cancer treatment: an in silico study
    Aim: Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most malignant subtype of breast cancer with high heterogeneity, rapid progression, and paucity of treatment options. The most effective chemotherape...
    Garhima Arora ... Samrat Chatterjee
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:208-226
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00042
    This article belongs to the special issue Calcium Signaling Apparatus in Cancers
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    Editorial
    Analysis of DNA from liquid biopsy: new genetic biomarkers for cancer immunotherapy?
    Carminia Maria Della Corte ... Floriana Morgillo
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:204-207
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00041
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 modulates HER4 receptor in ovarian cancer cells to influence their sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors
    Aim: Nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (NRF2) is a key component in the cell’s response to oxidative and electrophilic stress and is a transcription factor regulating the expre...
    Ibrahim H. Kankia ... Yusuf Y. Deeni
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:187-203
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00040
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    Review
    Gastrointestinal disorders as immune-related adverse events
    Immune checkpoint inhibitors, such as cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 inhibitors, programmed cell death 1 inhibitors and programmed cell death-ligand 1 inhibitors, have recently emerged as novel dr...
    Daniele Balducci ... Luca Maroni
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:174-186
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00039
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    Liquid biopsy in NSCLC: a new challenge in radiation therapy
    Lung cancer is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. To date, tissue biopsy has been the gold standard for the diagnosis and the identification of specific mole...
    Annarita Perillo ... Ida Rosalia Scognamiglio
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:156-173
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00038
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    Targeting HER2 in breast cancer: new drugs and paradigms on the horizon
    About 15–20% of all breast cancers (BCs) are defined human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive, based on the overexpression of HER2 protein and/or amplification...
    Paolo Tarantino ... Giuseppe Curigliano
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:139-155
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00037
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    Potential benefit of β-glucans as adjuvant therapy in immuno-oncology: a review
    Fungal compounds have long been used for centuries as food supplements. β-glucans have been identified as the most interesting molecules with beneficial effects in several chronic diseas...
    Valeria Cognigni ... Rossana Berardi
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:122-138
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00036
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    Aptamers and antibodies: rivals or allies in cancer targeted therapy?
    The goal of an efficacious cancer therapy is to specifically target diseased cells at high accuracy while sparing normal, healthy cells. Over the past three decades, immunotherapy, based on the use ...
    Lisa Agnello ... Laura Cerchia
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:107-121
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00035
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    Multi-omics tumor profiling technologies to develop precision medicine in multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma (MM), the second most common hematologic cancer, is caused by accumulation of aberrant plasma cells in the bone marrow. Its molecular causes are not fully understood and its great h...
    Sara Ovejero, Jerome Moreaux
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:65-106
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00034
    This article belongs to the special issue Off-Label Drugs and -Omics Data in Cancer Treatment
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    Review
    Immunotherapy in gynecological cancers
    Immunotherapy has changed the natural history of several malignancies that, a decade ago, had a very poor prognosis, such as lung cancer and melanoma. Consequently, many attempts have been done to e...
    Domenica Lorusso ... Giovanni Scambia
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:48-64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00033
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    Non-invasive detection of epithelial mesenchymal transition phenotype and metastatic dissemination of lung cancer by liquid biopsy
    The occurrence of phenotype switch from an epithelial to a mesenchymal cell state during the activation of the epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) program in cancer cells has been closely associ...
    Viviana De Rosa ... Francesca Iommelli
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:36-47
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00032
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    Emerging role of pioneer transcription factors in targeted ERα positive breast cancer
    Transcription factors (TFs) are modular protein groups that preferably bind to DNA sequences and guide genomic expression through transcription. Among these key regulators, “pioneer facto...
    Honey Pavithran, Ranjith Kumavath
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:26-35
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00031
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    Old but gold: the role of drug combinations in improving response to immune check-point inhibitors in thoracic malignancies beyond NSCLC
    The introduction of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) in non-oncogene addicted non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has revolutionized the treatment scenario and led to a meaningful improvement in p...
    Luca Cantini ... Rossana Berardi
    Published: February 28, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:1-25
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00030
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    An overview of immune checkpoint inhibitors in breast cancer
    Although breast cancer is not traditionally considered an immunogenic type of tumor, the combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy has recently emerged as a novel treatment option in triple-nega...
    Federica Miglietta ... Nicla La Verde
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:452-472
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00029
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    Circulating biomarkers in malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumor strictly connected to asbestos exposure. Prognosis is dismal as diagnosis commonly occurs in advanced stage. Radiological screenings have ...
    Giuseppe Viscardi ... Giulia Galli
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:434-451
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00028
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Letter to the Editor
    Is hyperprogressive disease a specific phenomenom of immunotherapy?
    Hyperprogressive disease (HPD) is a novel pattern of response during immunotherapy treatment. Several retrospective studies have evaluated its prevalence among various cancer types and, in particula...
    Marta Brambilla ... Mario Occhipinti
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:427-433
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00027
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Review
    An overview of the potential anticancer properties of cardamonin
    Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality, contributing to 9.6 million deaths globally in 2018 alone. Although several cancer treatments exist, they are often associated with severe side effe...
    Shanaya Ramchandani ... Manoj Garg
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:413-426
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00026
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    Targeting transcription factors in cancer drug discovery
    Cancer drug discovery is currently dominated by clinical trials or clinical research. Several potential drug candidates have been brought into the pipeline of drug discovery after showing very promi...
    Partha Mitra
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:401-412
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00025
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    Use of liquid biopsy in monitoring therapeutic resistance in EGFR oncogene addicted NSCLC
    Liquid biopsy has emerged as a minimally invasive alternative to tumor tissue analysis for the management of lung cancer patients, especially for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) oncogene add...
    Marialucia Iacovino ... Francesca Sparano
    Published: December 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:391-400
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00024
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    Novel approaches for the rational design of PROTAC linkers
    Proteolysis targeting chimeras (PROTACs) represent a promising class of hetero-bivalent molecules that facilitate ubiquitination of a target protein by simultaneously binding and bringing together b...
    Almaz Zagidullin ... Emil Bulatov
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:381-390
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00023
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Potential of guggulsterone, a farnesoid X receptor antagonist, in the prevention and treatment of cancer
    Cancer is one of the most dreadful diseases in the world with a mortality of 9.6 million annually. Despite the advances in diagnosis and treatment during the last couple of decades, it still remains...
    Sosmitha Girisa ... Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:313-342
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Case Report
    Pseudoprogression in lung cancer: a case report
    Immunotherapy dramatically changed the management of several malignancies including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Since immune checkpoint inhibitors have a different mechanism of action from c...
    Giulia Meoni ... Angela Stefania Ribecco
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:372-380
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00022
    This article belongs to the special issue Immunotherapy in Cancer Patients
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    Original Article
    Downregulation of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase during acquired tamoxifen resistance and association with poor prognosis in ERα-positive breast cancer
    Aim: Tamoxifen (TAM) resistance remains a clinical issue in breast cancer. The authors previously reported that 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (HPGD) was significantly downregulated in tamox...
    Milene Volpato ... Valerie Speirs
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:355-371
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00021
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    Review
    Current strategies for the design of PROTAC linkers: a critical review
    PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras (PROTACs) are heterobifunctional molecules consisting of two ligands; an “anchor” to bind to an E3 ubiquitin ligase and a “warhead” ...
    Robert I. Troup ... Matthias G. J. Baud
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:273-312
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Diagnostic and prognostic role of liquid biopsy in non-small cell lung cancer: evaluation of circulating biomarkers
    Lung cancer is still one of the main causes of cancer-related death, together with prostate and colorectal cancers in males and breast and colorectal cancers in females. The prognosis for non-small ...
    Giovanni Vicidomini ... Mario Santini
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:343-354
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00020
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Possible applications of salvianolic acid B against different cancers
    Cancer is the second death causing disease worldwide after cardiovascular abnormalities. The difficulty in treating tumor cells with more precise targeted interventions and recurrence of cancer afte...
    Iram Shahzadi ... Reza Mohammadinejad
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:218-238
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00014
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    PROTACs are effective in addressing the platelet toxicity associated with BCL-XL inhibitors
    BCL-XL is an anti-apoptotic protein that plays an important role in tumorigenesis, metastasis, and intrinsic or therapy-induced cancer drug resistance. More recently, BCL-XL has also been identified...
    Peiyi Zhang ... Guangrong Zheng
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:259-272
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00017
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Commentary
    Circulating cancer stem cells: an interesting niche to explore
    Federica Papaccio
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:253-258
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00016
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    Future directions and management of liquid biopsy in non-small cell lung cancer
    Lung cancer represents the world’s most common cause of cancer death. In recent years, we moved from a generic therapeutic strategy to a personalized approach, based on the molecular char...
    Alessia Maria Cossu ... Marco Bocchetti
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:239-252
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00015
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    A brief overview of antitumoral actions of bruceine D
    Cancer remains the second leading cause of mortality globally. In combating cancer, conventional chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy are administered as first-line therapy. However, these are usually a...
    Zi Wayne Sin ... Manoj Garg
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:200-217
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00013
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    Role of liquid biopsy for thoracic cancers immunotherapy
    Immunotherapy has shifted the therapeutic landscape in thoracic cancers. However, assessment of biomarkers for patient selection and disease monitoring remain challenging, especially considering the...
    Raimondo Di Liello ... Paloma Martín-Martorell
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:183-199
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00012
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Review
    Integration of PARP-inhibitors in ovarian cancer therapy
    Poly-ADP-ribose polymerase inhibitors (PARP-I) represent one of the most attractive and promising class of biological agents studied both in relapsed ovarian cancer (OC) and in the advanced setting....
    Antonella Pietragalla ... Gennaro Daniele
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:171-182
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00011
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    An overview of the anti-cancer actions of Tanshinones, derived from Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen)
    Tanshinone is a herbal medicinal compound described in Chinese medicine, extracted from the roots of Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen). This family of compounds, including Tanshinone IIA and Tanshinone...
    Irum Naz ... Kwang Seok Ahn
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:153-170
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00010
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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    Review
    Development of PROTACs to address clinical limitations associated with BTK-targeted kinase inhibitors
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a common form of leukemia and is dependent on growth-promoting signaling via the B-cell receptor. The Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) is an important mediator of B-cell ...
    Rachael Arthur ... Graham Packham
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:131-152
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00009
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Review
    Angiogenesis and epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer
    Several preclinical studies suggested a potential benefit from combined treatment with inhibitors of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and angiogenesis, both effective in patients with advance...
    Giuliano Palumbo ... Alessandro Morabito
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:117-130
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00008
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    Case Report
    Multiple adverse drug reactions during all-trans retinoic acid treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia: differentiation syndrome, bradycardia, intestinal necrosis
    All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) induces complete remission in a high proportion of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). Nevertheless it is be associated with adverse drug reactions that might be life-...
    Valeria Ferla ... Nicola Stefano Fracchiolla
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:109-116
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00007
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    Review
    The impact of tumour pH on cancer progression: strategies for clinical intervention
    Dysregulation of cellular pH is frequent in solid tumours and provides potential opportunities for therapeutic intervention. The acidic microenvironment within a tumour can promote migration, invasi...
    Carol Ward ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:71-100
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00005
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    Original Article
    Implementation of an NGS panel for clinical practice in paraffin-embedded tissue samples from locally advanced and metastatic melanoma patients
    Aim: Single biomarker diagnostic test of BRAFV600 locus in metastatic melanoma is mandatory for treatment decision; however, multiple-gene based techniques, such as targeted next-generation sequenc ...
    Paola Castillo ... Cristina Teixido
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:101-108
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00006
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    Review
    Colorectal cancer genomic biomarkers in the clinical management of patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma
    Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is an heterogeneous disease in which different genetic alterations play a role in its pathogenesis and progression and offer potential for therapeutic intervention. The re...
    Anna Maria Rachiglio ... Nicola Normanno
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:53-70
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00004
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    Review
    Inhibitors of the Fanconi anaemia pathway as potential antitumour agents for ovarian cancer
    The Fanconi anaemia (FA) pathway is an important mechanism for cellular DNA damage repair, which functions to remove toxic DNA interstrand crosslinks. This is particularly relevant in the context of...
    Sarah J Taylor ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:26-52
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00003
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    Review
    Targeted inhibition of mRNA translation initiation factors as a novel therapeutic strategy for mature B-cell neoplasms
    Cancer development is frequently associated with dysregulation of mRNA translation to enhance both increased global protein synthesis and translation of specific mRNAs encoding oncoproteins. Thus, t...
    Joe Taylor ... Graham Packham
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:3-25
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00002
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    Editorial
    Exploration of Targeted Anti-tumor Therapy: a contribution to the development of targeted therapies
    Nicola Normanno, Graham Packham
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:1-2
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00001
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