Comparison of the combined action of oxaliplatin or cisplatin and radiation in cervical and lung cancer cells.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To test the combined effects of oxaliplatin and radiation versus cisplatin and radiation using human cervical and lung cancer cell lines. MATERIAL AND METHODS CaSki cervical cancer cells, and A549 lung cancer cells were cultured under standard conditions. Cells were treated with escalating doses of gamma-irradiation (0-6 Gy), and… (More)