Metformin: A Type 2 Diabetes Drug That Enhances Temozolomide Therapy

Metformin is a drug that has been used for decades for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Recent evidence has proven that it enhances the effects of the chemotherapy drug Temozolomide (TMZ), a drug used in the treatment of brain cancers. I like this approach because it improves the effects of a commonly prescribed chemotherapy drug (TMZ).
Metformin Plus Temozolomide-Based Chemotherapy as Adjuvant Treatment for WHO Grade III and IV Malignant Gliomas.

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