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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Single agent in vivo antitumour activity has previously been documented with CAN04, for example in NSCLC models performed in mice lacking a functional immune system.
In an abstract in Pubmed titled' Towards the use of cannabinoids as antitumour agents' by Velasco et al 2012 published in the journal Nat Rev Cancer, it states that, 'Various reports have shown that cannabinoids (the active components of marijuana and their derivatives) can reduce tumor growth and progression in animal models of cancer, in addition to their well-known palliative effects on some cancer-associated symptoms.' The studies were based on tumors in mice, but there have not been studies in humans.
Synthesis, reactions and antitumour screening of new enaminones.
Part A of the study will see a total of 12 cancer patients take part in tests aimed at assessing safety and tolerability, with follow-up assessments used to study the antitumour effect of the drug combination.
Contract notice: supply of antitumour medicinal products for the treatment of solid tumors for the needs of "shalo - haskovo" ltd.
Last year a Belgian study found that haemanthamine - extracted from daffodils - triggers antitumour activity in human cells.
Potato disc bioassay is mostly used for testing the antitumour property which was developed based on tumour inducing property of Agrobacterium tumifaciens on potato disc.
Mycobacterial diseases and antitumour necrosis factor therapy in USA.
Antitumour and antioxidant potential of some selected pakistani honeys.
Pouliquen and the team of researchers describe the current clinical success of anticancer immunotherapy as encouraging, however, according to them, it has certain limitations as the results on less than half of the patients show objective antitumour responses.
The therapy produces a redirected, effector T-cell antitumour immune response in a major histocompatibility complex-independent manner.
This causes decreased immune response, reduced resistance to viral infections, and decreased antitumour actvity25.