Intercellular Communication of Tumor Cells and Immune Cells after Exposure to Different Ionizing Radiation Qualities

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Diegeler, Sebastian; Hellweg, Christine E.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Immunology,volume 8 (issn: 1664-3224, eissn: 1664-3224)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00664/full, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00664, pmc: PMC5461334
  • Subject: cytotoxic T-cells | natural killer cells | RC581-607 | Review | radiation-induced bystander effects | radiotherapy | cytokines | Immunologic diseases. Allergy | Immunology

Ionizing radiation can affect the immune system in many ways. Depending on the situation, the whole body or parts of the body can be acutely or chronically exposed to different radiation qualities. In tumor radiotherapy, a fractionated exposure of the tumor (and surroun... View more
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