As the number of novel drugs that have entered the market in oncology has slowed in recent years, there has been a dramatic
shift towards new therapeutic approaches. The majority of cancer patients die from metastasis formation, which has prompted the pharmaceutical
industry to begin to investigate a new class of agents: anti-metastatics. This review provides an overview of the targets,
mechanisms of action, and drug substances currently in the pharma pipeline to inhibit tumor cell migration and metastasis formation.
Keywords: Metastasis, invasion, cell migration, signal transduction.
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