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CURED I - LENT Late Effects of Cancer Treatment on Normal by Philip Rubin, L.S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, Paul

By Philip Rubin, L.S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, Paul Okunieff

The look for the main favorable healing ratio – at which ablation of melanoma is accomplished whereas general tissues are conserved – has been smooth radiation oncology’s an identical of the search for the Holy Grail. Our wisdom of the past due results of radiation grew in past times century as new modalities have been brought. Heightened general tissue reactions followed the better premiums of melanoma ablation accomplished through escalation of radiation doses, speeded up fractionated radiotherapy, and competitive concurrent chemotherapy and radiation regimens. This quantity relies at the LENT V NCI-sponsored assembly held in may perhaps 2004 and the CURED I convention held in 2006. Written through specialists within the box, it addresses a few severe themes in relation to past due results, resembling mechanisms of harm, the position of screening, ideas for interventions, moment malignancies, and prevention. it really is was hoping that it'll help the reader in knowing the right way to hinder and deal with the long term side-effects of irradiation.

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Oncology (Huntingt) 15:1349–1354; discussion 1357–1360 37. Hahn SM, Krishna MC, DeLuca AM et al (2000) Evaluation of the hydroxylamine Tempol-H as an in vivo radioprotector. Free Radic Biol Med 28:953–958 38. Metz JM, Smith D, Mick R et al (2004) A phase I study of topical Tempol for the prevention of alopecia induced by whole brain radiotherapy. Clin Cancer Res 10:6411– 6417 39. Moulder JE, Fish BL, Cohen EP (2003) ACE inhibitors and AII receptor antagonists in the treatment and prevention of bone marrow transplant nephropathy.

Kaplan’s substantial laboratory discoveries, including the viral etiology of mouse leukemia and the laboratory and clinical investigation of the human lymphomas, accompanied his efforts toward the development of the fi rst clinical linear accelerator in the US [2, 3] and the curative treatment of Hodgkin’s disease [4]. Drs. Kaplan and Saul Rosenberg recognized the critical importance of science-based and, indeed, evidence-based clinical medicine. Under Dr. Kaplan’s overall departmental leadership, Dr.

Further work demonstrated that protection occurs at doses that produce bone marrow death by preventing apoptosis; however, at higher radiation doses where gastrointestinal death occurs, the p53 inhibitors actually enhanced toxicity by preventing cell cycle arrest and subsequent repair [43, 44]. Of interest, when the higher dose was given as fractionated radiation rather than a single dose, protection was again seen [44]. Thus, the efficacy of this approach depends on target organ, radiation dose, and fractionation.

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