Melatonin radioprotector and radiosensitizer property

Yasemin Cihan

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In conclusion, although melatonin is known as a hormone, it has important effects on cancer treatment due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and anti-tumor activity. It is an advantage in the treatment of cancer which is compatible with the immune system and has no side effects. It is seen that the combination of melatonin with free radical scavenging molecule in patients with RT receiving cancer may increase the efficacy and have a positive effect on reducing the side effects. Studies on this subject are needed.


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Melatonin, radioprotector, radiosensitizer

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