Radiation and Thyroid Cancer
AbstractRadiation-induced damage is a complex network of interlinked signaling pathways, which may result in apoptosis, cell cycle arrest, DNA repair, and cancer. The development of thyroid cancer in response to radiation, from nuclear catastrophes to chemotherapy, has long been an object of study. A basic overview of the ionizing and non-ionizing radiation effects of the sensitivity of the thyroid gland on radiation and cancer development has been provided. In this review, we focus our attention on experiments in cell cultures exposed to ionizing radiation, ultraviolet light, and proton beams. Studies on the involvement of specific genes, proteins, and lipids are also reported. This review also describes how lipids are regulated in response to the radiation-induced damage and how they are involved in thyroid cancer etiology, invasion, and migration and how they can be used as both diagnostic markers and drug targets. View Full-Text
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Albi, E.; Cataldi, S.; Lazzarini, A.; Codini, M.; Beccari, T.; Ambesi-Impiombato, F.S.; Curcio, F. Radiation and Thyroid Cancer. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 911.
Albi E, Cataldi S, Lazzarini A, Codini M, Beccari T, Ambesi-Impiombato FS, Curcio F. Radiation and Thyroid Cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(5):911.Chicago/Turabian Style
Albi, Elisabetta; Cataldi, Samuela; Lazzarini, Andrea; Codini, Michela; Beccari, Tommaso; Ambesi-Impiombato, Francesco S.; Curcio, Francesco. 2017. "Radiation and Thyroid Cancer." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 5: 911.
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