Radiation Induces Acute Alterations in Neuronal Function

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Every year, nearly 200,000 patients undergo radiation for brain tumors. For both patients and caregivers the most distressing adverse effect is impaired cognition. Efforts to protect against this debilitating effect have suffered from inadequate understanding of the cellular mechanisms of radiation damage. In the past it was accepted that radiation-induced… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037677

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