antitumour


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antitumour

(ˌæntɪˈtjuːmə) or

antitumor

adj
preventing or acting against tumours
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Adj.1.antitumour - used in the treatment of cancerantitumour - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
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Breathing in 40 to 60 percent oxygen as opposed to the 21 percent oxygen in air can weaken immunosuppression and awaken antitumour cells, BBC health reported.
azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine and antitumour necrosis factor.
Unlike immunotherapy, these newer agents are generally better tolerated and have better antitumour efficacy.
The unmet need for antitumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy in ankylosing spondylitis.
Preliminary in vivo and in vitro research into the antioxidant and antitumour properties of saffron or its active constituent crocin has highlighted potential in the prevention or treatment of cancer via reduced cell proliferation and progression along with increased cell apoptosis; however, further research is required.
RIT is given along with sufficient unlabelled antibody to saturate the non-tumour antibody binding sites, and to potentially evoke a direct antitumour effect.
Antinuclear antibodies associate with a loss of response to antitumour necrosis factor-alpha therapy in psoriasis: a retrospective, observational study.
The authors suggest that these findings may have implications for cancer treatment, since cancers use regulatory T cells to prevent their own destruction by antitumour immune responses.
Paths to stemness: building the ultimate antitumour T cell.
The primary objective of the Phase 2 trial is to assess the antitumour effect of the treatment regimen in the study population in terms of objective response rates.