NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combing through drugs that have already undergone the approval process, researchers led by Stanford University's Julien Sage found that two therapies usually prescribed to treat depression may also help combat small-cell lung cancer, as they reported in Cancer Discovery today.

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