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Increasing therapeutic opportunities through drug repurposing

Repurposing or repositioning drugs is the process of using a drug that is already in use for a disease it was not initially indicated for1. There are both benefits and challenges to repurposing drugs, but in general this strategy has proved useful and  has led to life-saving treatments. It has been estimated that almost 30%

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VR education for safe chemotherapy drug delivery

According to Cancer Research UK, 28% of cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment, which is around 102,760 people per year in the UK [1,2]. The most common type of chemotherapy is administration of the drugs directly into the patient’s vein (intravenous chemotherapy) and this is usually carried out in a hospital by a chemotherapy nurse [3,4].

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