Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 20th, 2002
Glioma cells (Gl261) transduced with genes for a number of cytokines worked well when administered as vaccines to tumor-implanted mice, but they worked even better when immunization was accompanied by local tumor irradiation, according to K. Lumniczky and colleagues, National Research Institute for Radiobiology and Radiohygiene, Budapest, Hungary. Since radiotherapy is often a primary or secondary treatment method for brain tumors such as gliomas, adding...
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