The interplay between radiation and the immune system in the field of post-radical pneumonitis and fibrosis and why it is important to understand it.
Radiation Oncologist, Médecin Adjointe, Hôpital du Valais (RSV) - Centre Hospitalier du Valais Romand (CHVR), Hôpital de Sion, Service de Radio-Oncologie , Av. du Grand-Champsec 80, Case postale 736, CH-1951 Sion , Switzerland +027 603 87 15 ; +027 603 45 06 ; [email protected]
- Published Article
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
A discussion on the importance and pathogenesis of radiation-induced pneumonitis and fibrosis is provided, with a special focus on the role of the immune system. The need to understand this interaction is highlighted in view of emerging therapeutic potential.
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