Radiotherapy and immune checkpoint blockade: Potential interactions and future directions

David C. Binder, Yang Xin Fu, Ralph R. Weichselbaum

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Combining radiation and immune checkpoint blockade provides synergistic antitumor responses in animal models and a small subset of patients. New preclinical data have provided mechanistic insight into this treatment interaction and identification of therapeutic targets to optimize this approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)463-465
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015



  • Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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