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Radioimmunotherapy

"Radioimmunotherapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Radiotherapy where cytotoxic radionuclides are linked to antibodies in order to deliver toxins directly to tumor targets. Therapy with targeted radiation rather than antibody-targeted toxins (IMMUNOTOXINS) has the advantage that adjacent tumor cells, which lack the appropriate antigenic determinants, can be destroyed by radiation cross-fire. Radioimmunotherapy is sometimes called targeted radiotherapy, but this latter term can also refer to radionuclides linked to non-immune molecules (see RADIOTHERAPY).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Radioimmunotherapy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Radioimmunotherapy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1999 and 2018
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