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Hypoxic

Definition

adjective

(environment) Partial lack or oxygen.

(pathology) Pertaining to or suffering from hypoxia.


Supplement

Dead zones, as example, are hypoxic (low-oxygen) areas in the world's oceans.


Compare: oxic, anoxic, hyperoxic.
See also: hypoxia, compensatory polycythemia.


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... hard to develop an actual therapy. How in principle would the parasite attack only the cancer cells? One important detail - I don't think that the hypoxic cores tend to be the sources of metastatic cells, Well the reverse is the case. Metastatic cells can grow into tumours which can in turn outgrow ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... parasites could be used? In principle, it works; in reality, it's hard to develop an actual therapy. One important detail - I don't think that the hypoxic cores tend to be the sources of metastatic cells, and localized tumors are the most treatable of cancer types...

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by Darby
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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... infection at other times (adding anti-bio-agent drug). And the bacteria is supposed to kill the tumor cells? Some of them, the ones which are in hypoxic tumour cores, sure it can kill those ones and that's not my idea alone but has already been proved experimentally to work. Check out this link ...

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by PeterDow
Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... oxygenated active cancer cells Traditional chemotherapy using cytotoxic antineoplastic drugs Drawback when used in isolation - chemo doesn't kill hypoxic tumour cores meaning that the cancer can come back later & they have serious side-effects and a long recovery period Solution in my approach ...

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by PeterDow
Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:33 pm
 
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Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... 2-phase treatment to cure cancer is proposed. Phase 1 would use a live bio-agent paired with a moderating anti-bio-agent drug to target and kill hypoxic cancer tumour cores. Phase 2 would employ 2 drug types - firstly a mixture of drugs of the growth factor inhibitor type, some (perhaps most) ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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