Martin Kachel

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The prognosis for patients with chemo-refractory rhabdomyosarcoma remains poor. The tumour necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is a hopeful candidate for new strategies in chemotherapy. The effects of TRAIL and melphalan (Mel) in the rhabdomyosarcoma cell line TE-671 were investigated by colorimetric caspase assays and flow cytometry.(More)
Ewing sarcoma is a rare malignancy occurring in childhood and adolescence which has a prognosis of about 50% long-term event-free survival, depending on risk factors such as tumor volume, initial metastases at the time of diagnosis and tumor response to presurgical chemotherapy. In order to tailor therapy to the individual patient, new prognostic factors(More)
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