Released on July 05, 2010

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of the anti-fibrotic protein serum amyloid P (SAP) on radiation-induced oral mucositis (OM) and fibrosis in a hamster cheek-pouch model. Experimental Design: Hamsters received a single dose of radiation (40 Gy) to the left everted cheek pouch to induce...

Released on March 27, 2014

Fibrosis is a common, persistent and potentially debilitating complication of chemotherapy and radiation regimens used for the treatment of cancer. The molecular mechanisms underlying fibrosis have been well studied and reveal overall processes that are largely ubiquitous. However, it is important...