Jalil Pirayesh Islamian

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Breast cancer is the most common malignancy, and it is also the major cause of cancer-related deaths of women worldwide. Breast cancer treatment involves surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or combination therapy, and novel strategies are needed to boost the oncologic outcome. The non-metabolizable glucose analogue, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) which(More)
Radio-protectors are agents that protect human cells and tissues from undesirable effects of ionizing radiation by mainly scavenging radiation-induced free radicals. Although chemical radio-protectors diminish these deleterious side effects they induce a number of unwanted effects on humans such as blood pressure modifications, vomiting, nausea, and both(More)
BACKGROUND Salivary gland tumors form nearly 3% of head and neck tumors. Due to their large histological variety and vicinity to facial nerves, pre-operative diagnosis and differentiation of benign and malignant parotid tumors are a major challenge for radiologists. OBJECTIVE The majority of these tumors are benign; however, sometimes they tend to(More)
INTRODUCTION Human double minute2 (hdm2) level increases in most human malignancies. Therefore, inhibition of tumor growth and also induction of radiosensitivity may be provided by hdm2 inhibitors. The effects of hdm2-siRNA on hdm2 protein expression, cell apoptosis rate, and radiosensitivity of human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) were studied.(More)
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