Effectiveness of the alternative drugs and other factors in adjuvant treatment for the malignant tumors

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DOI:  https://www.doi.org/10.31917/2404383

To date, the adjuvant therapy of the malignant tumors does not allow to cure the entire patients. One of the reasons is the great pathogenetic aspects of the cancer which are not taken into account during implement of this strategy. In this regard, it seems relevant to explore new directions that include the use of alternative drugs or methods with the antitumor effects. This review demonstrates the possible mechanisms of the alternative drugs and some results of the clinical trials in terms of their effect on the recurrence-free survival of the patients.