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Tumor Blood Vessel Maturation by Selenium (2006)


Tumor Blood Vessel Maturation by Selenium

Key words:

selenium, tumor blood vessel maturation

Research Institution:

Roswell Park Cancer Institute


New York


Arup Bhattacharya

Project Description:

This study investigated the role of selenium on tumor blood vessel maturation, based on the hypothesis that pre-treatment with organoselenium compounds leads to tumor vessel maturation, that this maturation can be assessed non-invasively by functional magnetic resonance, and that it can result in improved drug delivery and therapeutic response.

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