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Radiation Pneumonitis (Radiation Fibrosis) Summary

Description: Inflammation of the lung due to harmful effects of ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.

Also Known As: Radiation Fibrosis; Fibrosis, Radiation; Radiation Pneumonia; Pneumonias, Radiation; Pneumonitides, Radiation Show All >>

Networked: 509 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 50 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Radiation Pneumonitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 2 outcomes in 11 results : IBA
  2. erlotinib (CP 358,774) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 1
  3. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  4. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 11 Generic
  5. Superoxide Dismutase : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  6. Captopril (Capoten) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 30 Generic
  7. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 14 Generic
  8. Vitamin E : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 13 Generic
  9. Collagen : 1 outcome in 10 results : IBA
  10. gemcitabine : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 7
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Diseases Related to Radiation Pneumonitis

  1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  2. Radiation Pneumonitis (Radiation Fibrosis)
  3. Residual Neoplasm
  4. Necrosis
  5. Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)
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Key Therapies for Radiation Pneumonitis

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  1. Radiotherapy : 5 outcomes 20 studies in 178 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 9 studies in 43 results
  3. Brachytherapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 14 results
  5. Adjuvant Chemotherapy : 1 outcome in 2 results
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