Cancer is a disease without limits turning out to be prime cause for raising death toll around the world. Several
treatment strategies including chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy are being employed worldwide to combat this disease.
Due to the unwanted effects of currently available therapies, scientific community is immensely interested in exploring
newer alternative pathways. Fluoroquinolones have been employed as potent anti-microbial agents for last few decades
and now being looked up as potential therapeutic agents in the other ailments also. Several research endeavours are
carried out in different parts of the world to focus on the prospective role of fluoroquinolones in carcinogenesis and
mutagenesis. This article is an earnest attempt to present recent research work carried out on fluoroquinolones in the context
to cancer treatment therapies.
Keywords: Fluoroquinolones, anti-cancer, anti-proliferative, anti-tumour, antibiotics.
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