The Role of Oxygen in Avascular Tumor Growth.

Abstract

The oxygen status of a tumor has significant clinical implications for treatment prognosis, with well-oxygenated subvolumes responding markedly better to radiotherapy than poorly supplied regions. Oxygen is essential for tumor growth, yet estimation of local oxygen distribution can be difficult to ascertain in situ, due to chaotic patterns of vasculature… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153692

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