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In addition to its use as a lethal poison, arsenic has been used since ancient times to treat human illnesses, including infectious diseases and malignancies. This artical discusses how the findings of Zhang et al. add to our understanding of how arsenic's therapeutic effects have made acute promyelocytic leukemia "curable," with survival rates of 90%.

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      arsenic trioxide,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,promyelocytic leukemia,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722022459315T,retenoic acid,PML-RAR alpha fusion protein,arsenic

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