Chapter 42. Radiation Therapy and Apoptosis

  1. Prof. Dr. Klaus-Michael Debatin and
  2. PD Dr. Simone Fulda
  1. Verena Jendrossek and
  2. Claus Belka

Published Online: 26 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619665.ch42

Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts

Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts

How to Cite

Jendrossek, V. and Belka, C. (2006) Radiation Therapy and Apoptosis, in Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts (eds K.-M. Debatin and S. Fulda), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619665.ch42

Editor Information

  1. Universitätsklinik für Kinder-und Jugendmedizin, Eythstr. 24, 89075, Ulm

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312375

Online ISBN: 9783527619665

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Keywords:

  • clonogenic tumor;
  • reproductive cell;
  • sphingomyelin;
  • clustering;
  • neoplasms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Molecular Basis for the Biological Modulation of Radiation Response Pathways

  • Radiation-induced Cell Death Pathways

  • Relevance of Radiation-induced Cell Death for Radiation Sensitivity

  • Optimization of Radiation Therapy by Combination with Apoptosis Modulators

  • Relevance of Apoptosis for Radiation-induced Side-effects

  • Conclusions