Today, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy, i.e. ‘scalpel, ray, and pill’, remain the standard tumor therapies. Novel therapies like gene therapy or immunotherapy are only administered in the setting of experimental studies. In addition, outside ‘school’ medicine, a variety of ‘alternative’ treatments are sought by patients and their families who do not have full confidence in standard therapies.


Gene Therapy Cancer Therapy Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Cancer Pathway Cytostatic Drug 
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