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apoptosis

[a-pop-TOE-sis] programmed cell death. Apoptosis is controlled by genes that cause cells to die at certain times, for example, when DNA is damaged. This type of cell death is a normal process in the body and is different from the process of cell death by decay. Some drugs used to treat cancer cause apoptosis.

Targeted Therapy

... It may also be called a multikinase inhibitor. Apoptosis-inducing drugs Some ...
These are called apoptosis-inducing drugs. (Apoptosis ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003024-pdf.pdf

How does targeted therapy work? | The American Cancer ...

... It may also be called a multikinase inhibitor. Apoptosis-inducing drugs. Some ...
These are called apoptosis-inducing drugs. (Apoptosis ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/targetedtherapy/targeted-therapy-how-work

Evolution of cancer treatments: Targeted therapy | American ...

... Apoptosis-inducing drugs. ... Many anti-cancer treatments (including radiation
and chemo) cause cell changes that eventually lead to apoptosis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-targeted-therapy

Quercetin

... Recent studies suggest that quercetin can slow the growth of cancer cells and
can help foster apoptosis, a form of natural cell death that doesn't ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/quercetin

Lipoic Acid

... Early studies of cells grown in the laboratory have suggested that lipoic acid
may cause cancer cells to self-destruct, a process known as apoptosis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/pharmacologicalandbiologicaltreatment/lipoic-acid

Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cancer

... If it can't be repaired, the cell will get a signal telling it to die in a process called
apoptosis. ... The p53 protein is involved in the pathway to apoptosis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002550-pdf.pdf

White Birch

... which can be extracted from birch bark and other sources, causes some types
of tumor cells to start a process of self-destruction called apoptosis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/white-birch

Early detection of cardiotoxicity: novel imaging and blood ...

... Oxidative stress Apoptosis Direct visualization of the toxicity Cell death? ...
detection of apoptosis Cardiac Biomarkers- BNP and troponins ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036203.pdf

Garlic

... compounds reportedly help the body get rid of cancer-causing chemicals and
help cause cancer cells to die naturally, a process called apoptosis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/garlic

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... John Wilkinson, Ph.D., Wake Forest University, has found that in prostate cancer,
apoptosis inducing factor (AIF) promotes cell survival, unlike its ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=150