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Radiosensitivity of Prostate Cancer Cell Lines for Irradiation from Beta Particle-emitting Radionuclide 177Lu Compared to Alpha Particles and Gamma Rays.

  • Jörgen Elgqvist
  • Oskar Vilhelmsson Timmermand
  • Erik Larsson
  • Sven-Erik Strand
Publishing year: 2016
Language: English
Pages: 103-109
Publication/Series: Anticancer Research
Volume: 36
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: International Institute of Cancer Research

Abstract english

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the radiosensitivity of the prostate cancer cell lines LNCaP, DU145, and PC3 when irradiated with beta particles emitted from (177)Lu, and to compare the effect with irradiation using alpha particles or gamma rays.


  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging


  • ISSN: 1791-7530
Sven-Erik Strand
E-mail: sven-erik [dot] strand [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Project manager

Systemic Radiation Therapy Group


Professor emeritus

Medical Radiation Physics, Lund