What is it about?
Cancer is one of the most deadly and persistent diseases, causing significantly higher death rates than other illnesses around the world. This study evaluates the research articles indexed on the Web of Science about drug repurposing in cancer between 2012 and November 2021. This is the first bibliometric research in detail to point out that drug repurposing in cancer is a novel and growing area, especially in developed countries.
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Why is it important?
The data obtained from this paper will also be useful for the researchers who work in the area of repurposing drugs for cancer by obtaining answers to these questions: • Which institutes and authors are frequently working in this field? • What is the collaboration network associated with institutions and journals? • In which type of cancers has drug repurposing been more investigated? • Which repurposing drugs have been studied more in cancer? • What are the most frequently used terms related to “repurposing drugs in cancer”? This research article might also provide insight into drug repurposing as well as nurturing future collaborations in cancer
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This page is a summary of: Drug Repurposing in Cancer Research: A Bibliometric Analysis from 2012
to 2021, Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, May 2023, Bentham Science Publishers, DOI: 10.2174/1573394718666220928152207.
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