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  • adj. Alternative spelling of antitumor.

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  • adj. used in the treatment of cancer

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  • Some of the compounds which she had isolated showed marked antitumour activity.

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  • Occasionally we also evaluated the isolated compounds for antitumour or other activities.

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  • Concerning the biological activity, especially of the antitumour and cytotoxic nature already identified in this plant, this study identified other structures that had never been stated before and demonstrated other therapeutic activities such as antiviral, and the pharmacological effect at the level of platelet aggregation and cardiac ailments.

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  • SHOHAT, B. and LAVIE, D. (1961) Studies on the antitumour effect of cucurbitacins.

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  • BUCHALTER, L. and COLE, J.R. (1967) Isolation of a potential antitumour fraction from Rumex hymenosepalus.

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  • Aside from antibiotics, these compounds may include other antimicrobials or antitumour agents.

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  • Indeed, recent evidence indicates that endocannabinoids influence the intracellular events controlling the proliferation of numerous types of endocrine and related cancer cells, thereby leading to both in vitro and in vivo antitumour effects.

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  • We show both in vivo and in vitro that the antitumour effect results from the anti-proliferative, anti-migratory and anti-angiogenic properties of the compound.

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  • They studied 140 patients with progressive, metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, concluding that at all different doses of the hormone administered to the patients there were "antitumour effects".

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  • The authors said: "We recorded encouraging antitumour activity with MDV3100 in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer [both before and after chemotherapy]."

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