oa South African Medical Journal - Combination of radiosensitizers and hyperthermia in tumour radiotherapy
|Article Title||Combination of radiosensitizers and hyperthermia in tumour radiotherapy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Jan 1981|
|Pages||116 - 117|
|Keyword(s)||Hyperthermia, Oncology, Physics, Radiology, Radiosensitizers and Tumour radiotherapy|
Specific metabolic properties of hypoxic (and therefore radio-resistant) tumour cells are responsible for the selective effect of radiosensitizers (such as misonidazole) and hyperthermia upon these cells in respect of radiosensitization as well as cytotoxicity.
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