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radioresistance

[¦rād·ē·ō·ri′zis·təns]
(biology)
The resistance of organisms or tissues to the harmful effects of various radiations.
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Because Nrf2 is known to confer cancer cells with a radioresistant phenotype, we next investigated the role of Nrf2 in IR-mediated cell death following combined treatment with TGF-[beta] and hypoxia/reoxygenation.
Identification of CD133-positive radioresistant cells in atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor.
2011) Separation and mass spectrometry identification of carotenoid complex from radioresistant bacteria Deinococcus radiodurans.
Critical analysis of salvage radical prostatectomy in the management of radioresistant prostate cancer.
Though RCC is known as a radioresistant tumour, radiotherapy may have a role in providing local control with regard to pressure symptoms and pain.
Treatment of MEC is primarily surgical, especially in patients with an early stage of disease Mucoepider-moid carcinoma has been considered a radioresistant tumor2.
cells were earlier suggested as the tumourigenic population in primary glioblastoma multiforme specimens (60); while more recent studies have shown that these are indeed more radioresistant compared with CD[133.
By turning off the apoptotic pathway, some cancer cells may become intrinsically radioresistant.
Wang said that to improve treatment, patients should be grouped based on whether their tumours are radioresistant or radiosensitive.