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Study paves the way for cancer treatments that might prevent relapses after radiotherapy

Publicado em 25 agosto 2017

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) - Brazilian researchers suggest that the combination of drugs that block a protein called PAF-R may increase radiotherapy's killing of tumor cells by one third. The experiments that proved the involvement of PAF-R in tumor repopulation were performed with human oral cancer cells and murine cervical cancer cells, in which radiotherapy is usually preferred.

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