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Immunological mechanisms of the antitumor effects of supplemental oxygenation

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Science Translational Medicine  04 Mar 2015:
Vol. 7, Issue 277, pp. 277ra30
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa1260

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    Dear Editor , We have found very interesting this article of Stephen Hatfield suggesting the anti-tumoral effect of hyperoxia.We suggest that oxygen supplementation might be also useful as an adjuvant therapy for the treatment of chronic viral infections. Effectively ,hypoxia (1% oxygen) up regulates in vitro the expression of some human DNA and RNA viruses(review in reference1); also oxygenotherapy (hyperoxia) might be...

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