radiosensitization


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ra·di·o·sen·si·ti·za·tion

(rā'dē-ō-sen'sĭ-tĭ-zā'shun),
The use of chemotherapy or other agents that increase the sensitivity of tissue to the effects or radiation therapy, usually by inhibiting cellular repair or increasing the percentage of cells in mitotic phases of the growth cycle.

ra·di·o·sen·si·ti·za·tion

(rādē-ō-sensi-tī-zāshŭn)
Use of chemotherapy that increase sensitivity of tissue to radiation therapy.
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Radiosensitization can be done by using a combination of 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin C22.
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Meanwhile, combining radiotherapy with PD-1/PD-L1 blockade therapy could increase radiosensitization and enhance the tumor cell immunogenicity [36].
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Radiosensitization of head and neck cancer cells by the phytochemical agent sulforaphane.
Furthermore, radiosensitization of GNPs depends on nanoparticles' size, concentration, type, used energy, intracellular localization, and used cell line [35].
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