New Hopes for Plasma-Based Cancer Treatment
Institute of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Center for Advanced Medicine and Clinical Research, Nagoya University Hospital, Tsurumai-cho 65, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
Plasma Nanotechnology Research Center, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Department of Pathology and Biological Responses, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai-cho 65, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai-cho 65, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
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Received: 30 July 2018 / Revised: 9 August 2018 / Accepted: 16 August 2018 / Published: 18 August 2018
Non-thermal plasma represents a novel approach in cancer treatment. Both direct and indirect plasma treatments are available, with clinical trials of direct plasma treatment in progress. Indirect treatments involve chemotherapy (i.e., plasma-activated medium) and immunotherapy. Recent studies suggest that integrated plasma treatments could be an extremely effective approach to cancer therapy.
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Tanaka, H.; Mizuno, M.; Ishikawa, K.; Toyokuni, S.; Kajiyama, H.; Kikkawa, F.; Hori, M. New Hopes for Plasma-Based Cancer Treatment. plasma 2018, 1, 150-155.
Tanaka H, Mizuno M, Ishikawa K, Toyokuni S, Kajiyama H, Kikkawa F, Hori M. New Hopes for Plasma-Based Cancer Treatment. Plasma. 2018; 1(1):150-155.
Tanaka, Hiromasa; Mizuno, Masaaki; Ishikawa, Kenji; Toyokuni, Shinya; Kajiyama, Hiroaki; Kikkawa, Fumitaka; Hori, Masaru. 2018. "New Hopes for Plasma-Based Cancer Treatment." plasma 1, no. 1: 150-155.
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