radioresistance


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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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Cancer stem cell radioresistance and enrichment: where frontline radiation therapy may fail in lung and esophageal cancers.
However, the combination of receptor type with radioresistance according to RSI identified a subpopulation of patients with an increased risk of local recurrence.
In summary, despite previous in vitro studies demonstrating radioresistance of RCC, there have been numerous clinical studies displaying the efficacy of radiation in the management of osseous metastases from this disease.
found that DNA methylation contributed to SOCS1 downregulation, and histone deacetylation may be the mechanism of SOCS1 and SOCS3 regulation; in the meantime, ectopic expression of SOCS1 or SOCS3 could induce radioresistance of HeLa cells [98].
Garcia-Carranca, "Cancer-initiating cells derived from established cervical cell lines exhibit stemcell markers and increased radioresistance," BMC Cancer, vol.
Habib, "Epidermal growth factor receptor in glioma: signal transduction, neuropathology, imaging and radioresistance 1," Neoplasia, vol.
Hyperfractionation as an effective way of overcoming radioresistance. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1998; 42(4):705-9.
Evidence for induced Radioresistance from survival and other end points: An introduction.
Glioblastoma Stem Cells Microenvironment: The Paracrine Roles of the Niche in Drug and Radioresistance. Stem Cells Int.
reported that preconditioning of different tumor cells to moderate hypoxia increased their radioresistance through the induction of autophagy while autophagy inhibitors sensitized the tumor cells.
Nanomedicine to overcome radioresistance in glioblastoma stem-like cells and surviving clones.
These observations suggest that the alleged "radioresistance" of sarcomas may be without basis.