Maureen L Aliru

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The outcomes for treatment of pancreatic cancer have not improved dramatically in many decades. However, the recent promising results with combination chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease increase optimism for future treatments. With greater control of overt or occult metastatic disease, there will likely be an expanding role for local treatment(More)
An ever-increasing body of literature affirms the physical and biological basis for sensitisation of tumours to conventional therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy by mild temperature hyperthermia. This knowledge has fuelled the efforts to attain, maintain, measure and monitor temperature via technological advances. A relatively new entrant in(More)
Presensitization with Mtb-derived trehalose 6,6'-dimycolate (TDM; cord factor) followed by challenge with the same glycolipid species resulted in elicitation of stronger inflammatory responses than when mice were similarly challenged with M. bovis-derived TDM. Mice presensitized to the homologous Mtb-derived TDM demonstrated cachexic over a 6 day period,(More)
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