Example sentences for: anticancer

How can you use “anticancer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Since many neoplastic cells are characterized by high levels and/or activities of Topo I [ 14, 15], this enzyme has become one of the cellular targets for anticancer therapy [ 16, 17].

  • Extensive bone marrow infiltration with cancer cells and anticancer therapy lead to immune incompetence in children with cancer [ 1 2 ] . Since the prognosis and overall survival of children with cancer have dramatically improved during past 30 years [ 3 ] , problems remain related to infections, mainly during leukopenic periods [ 3 4 5 ] . Causal pathogens of febrile neutropenia (FN), most frequently bacterial or fungal, are identified and confirmed by culture in 25-35% of the cases [ 3 6 ] . In other 15-25% of patients with FN, bacterial or fungal pathogens are suspected clinically.

  • They usually produce inaparent infection or transient immune compromise in otherwise healthy hosts but are able to cause life-threatening primary or reactivated infections in individuals with congenital or acquired T-cell immunodeficiencies [ 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ] . The spectrum of diseases caused by lymphotropic herpesviruses is well documented in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT) [ 8 9 10 11 ] or organ transplantation [ 12 13 ] and in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [ 14 15 ] . In patients undergoing conventional anticancer therapy without BMT, the data focusing on EBV, CMV or HHV-6 infection are scarcely documented and mostly reported as individual cases [ 16 17 18 19 ] . With combined diagnostic approach of serology and viral DNA detection we performed a prospective study of children undergoing non-BMT therapy for cancer to demostrate the incidence of LH infections.

  • At least that was the theory, and early clinical results seemed to support the theory: antisense drugs effectively reduced tumor sizes in anticancer trials and viral loads in antiviral trials.

  • One patient had coinfection of EBV and HHV-6 during anticancer treatment detected by PCR [EBV (+++) positive, HHV-6 (+)] with serological evidence of primary EBV infection and reactivation of HHV-6.


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