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Letters in Drug Design & Discovery


ISSN (Print): 1570-1808
ISSN (Online): 1875-628X

Synergistic Effect of Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy in Cancers: Perspective in High Grade Glioma Treatment

Author(s): Guillermo R. DeAngulo, Wei Sun and Amy B. Heimberger

Volume 3 , Issue 8 , 2006

Page: [513 - 523] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/157018006778194745

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Chemotherapy and immunotherapy are two distinct approaches for the treatment for high-grade gliomas. Used independently, neither is curative. However, if the appropriate chemotherapeutic agent is selected and its administration is timed in conjunction with immunotherapy, a potent synergistic effect may occur, resulting in a more favorable outcome.

Keywords: Immunotherapy, Chemotherapy, Glioblastoma multiforme, Glioma

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