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 (ăn′tĭ-to͞o′mər, -tyo͞o′-) also an·ti·tu·mor·al (-mər-əl)
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Adj.1.antitumor - used in the treatment of cancerantitumor - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
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With this novel linker, SGN-CD48A has demonstrated promising antitumor activity in preclinical studies.
Activity: Anthelmintic, Analgesic), 2- Adenium obesum (Activity: Antitumor, Antimicrobial), 3- Aegle marmelos (Activity: Anti-diabetic, Anti-inflammatory), 4- Ageratum Sp.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: insulator for the preparation of antitumor drugs.
Heat shock protein/peptides (HSP/Ps) are autoimmune factors that can induce both adaptive and innate immune responses; HSP/Ps isolated from tumors can induce antitumor immune activity when used as vaccines.
The use of heparins to treat venous thrombosis in cancer patients has generated numerous reports of antitumor activity, but the dose of these products has been limited by their anticoagulant activity, added the company.
All malignant tumors harbor genetic alterations, some of which may lead to the production of mutant proteins that are capable of triggering an antitumor immune response.
Furthermore, triterpenoids from Ganoderma have potent antitumor activities as well as anti-inflammatory effects.
Since immune response of the host is important in the control of tumor growth and spreading, PDT is able to increase the antitumor immunity.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the antitumor potential of Macrothelypteris torresiana by studying in vitro antitumor activity of the protoapigenone, as well as in vivo antitumor activity and acute/subacute oral toxicity of the total flavonoid fraction from the roots of M.
The findings were somewhat worrisome because they showed that high doses stimulated the growth of these tumors and only megadoses had an antitumor effect (6).
Tokyo, Japan, July 4, 2006 - (JCN) - Nippon Kayaku has filed an application for its proprietary antitumor agent, Randa Inj.
Consequently, it has become possible to create immune recognition of cancer antigens through immunization and through adoptive transfer of antitumor lymphocytes into a lymphodepleted host.