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Radiotherapy plays a critical role in lung cancer treatment. Radiation can activate transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) signaling and induce the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), which may lead to distant metastases. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have been suggested to affect radiotherapy in lung cancer.
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Name: Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology
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