Cancer Drug Also Kills Deadly Fungus


By Alabama News Network

New research shows the breast cancer drug tamoxifen also kills a fungus that causes a deadly brain infection.

The fungal infection called cryptococcosis is responsible for more than 600-thousand deaths worldwide each year.

It primarily strikes people who have compromised immune systems.

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