Accession Number : ADA300579

Title :   Radiation-Induced Apoptosis in Breast Cancer Cells.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 29 Aug 94-28 Aug 95,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL BOSTON

Personal Author(s) : Held, Kathryn D.

PDF Url : ADA300579

Report Date : 21 SEP 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This project is designed to investigate the possible role of apoptosis as a mode of cell death in irradiated and tamoxifen-treated breast cancer cells and to study the potential for using therapeutic manipulations to enhance this cell killing as a means of improving radiation therapy for treatment of breast cancer.

Descriptors :   *NEOPLASMS, *CELLS(BIOLOGY), *IONIZING RADIATION, *MAMMARY GLANDS, *BREAST CANCER, RESISTANCE, GENES, DEATH, GELS, ELECTROPHORESIS, RADIOTHERAPY.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE