Publications by authors named "Masoud Najafi"

130 Publications

Recent advances and future directions in anti-tumor activity of cryptotanshinone: A mechanistic review.

Phytother Res 2021 Jan 10;35(1):155-179. Epub 2020 Aug 10.

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

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January 2021

Synergic effects of nanoparticles-mediated hyperthermia in radiotherapy/chemotherapy of cancer.

Life Sci 2021 Mar 12;269:119020. Epub 2021 Jan 12.

Medical Technology Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran; Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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March 2021

Radioprotective effect of a combination of melatonin and metformin on mice spermatogenesis: A histological study.

Int J Reprod Biomed 2020 Dec 21;18(12):1073-1080. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

Toward Regulatory Effects of Curcumin on Transforming Growth Factor-Beta Across Different Diseases: A Review.

Front Pharmacol 2020 14;11:585413. Epub 2020 Dec 14.

Research Center for Biochemistry and Nutrition in Metabolic Diseases, Institute for Basic Sciences, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.

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December 2020

Suberosin Attenuates the Proliferation of MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells in Combination with Radiotherapy or Hyperthermi

Curr Drug Res Rev 2020 12 27. Epub 2020 Dec 27.

Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran

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December 2020

The inhibitory effect of melatonin on the proliferation of irradiated A549 cell line.

J Cancer Res Ther 2020 Oct-Dec;16(6):1500-1505

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

Quercetin in attenuation of ischemic/reperfusion injury: A review.

Curr Mol Pharmacol 2020 Dec 17. Epub 2020 Dec 17.

Medical Technology Research Center, Institute of Health Technology, Kermanshah university of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah. Iran.

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December 2020

Carotenoids in Cancer Metastasis-Status Quo and Outlook.

Biomolecules 2020 12 10;10(12). Epub 2020 Dec 10.

Department of Medical Biology, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava, 03601 Martin, Slovakia.

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December 2020

MicroRNA-mediated autophagy regulation in cancer therapy: The role in chemoresistance/chemosensitivity.

Eur J Pharmacol 2021 Feb 24;892:173660. Epub 2020 Oct 24.

Medical Technology Research Center, Institute of Health Technology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran; Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2021

Immune system in cancer radiotherapy: Resistance mechanisms and therapy perspectives.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2021 Jan 16;157:103180. Epub 2020 Nov 16.

Medical Technology Research Center, Institute of Health Technology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran; Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2021

Progress in Natural Compounds/siRNA Co-delivery Employing Nanovehicles for Cancer Therapy.

ACS Comb Sci 2020 12 23;22(12):669-700. Epub 2020 Oct 23.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Centre for Micro-BioRobotics, viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera, Pisa Italy.

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December 2020

Resveratrol as an Enhancer of Apoptosis in Cancer: A Mechanistic Review.

Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2020 Oct 20. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Department of Medical Physics and Radiology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan. Iran.

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October 2020

C-Myc Signaling Pathway in Treatment and Prevention of Brain Tumors.

Curr Cancer Drug Targets 2021 ;21(1):2-20

Amity of Molecular Medicine and Stem cell Research (AIMMSCR), Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida-201313, India.

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January 2021

Sensing the scent of death: Modulation of microRNAs by Curcumin in gastrointestinal cancers.

Pharmacol Res 2020 10 14;160:105199. Epub 2020 Sep 14.

Research Center for Biochemistry and Nutrition in Metabolic Diseases, Institute for Basic Sciences, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Carotenoids in Cancer Apoptosis-The Road and Back.

Cancers (Basel) 2020 Aug 26;12(9). Epub 2020 Aug 26.

Department of Medical Biology, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava, 03601 Martin, Slovakia.

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August 2020

Curcumin Protects Against Radiotherapy-Induced Oxidative Injury to the Skin.

Drug Des Devel Ther 2020 5;14:3159-3163. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

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August 2020

Cancer and SOX proteins: New insight into their role in ovarian cancer progression/inhibition.

Pharmacol Res 2020 11 17;161:105159. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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November 2020

PTEN, a Barrier for Proliferation and Metastasis of Gastric Cancer Cells: From Molecular Pathways to Targeting and Regulation.

Biomedicines 2020 Aug 3;8(8). Epub 2020 Aug 3.

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119077, Singapore.

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August 2020

Resveratrol Modulates Transforming Growth Factor-Beta (TGF-β) Signaling Pathway for Disease Therapy: A New Insight into Its Pharmacological Activities.

Biomedicines 2020 Jul 31;8(8). Epub 2020 Jul 31.

Department of Science in Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 24 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Korea.

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July 2020

The interactions and communications in tumor resistance to radiotherapy: Therapy perspectives.

Int Immunopharmacol 2020 Oct 16;87:106807. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2020

The role of curcumin/curcuminoids during gastric cancer chemotherapy: A systematic review of non-clinical study.

Life Sci 2020 Sep 4;257:118051. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Damage-associated molecular patterns in tumor radiotherapy.

Int Immunopharmacol 2020 Sep 3;86:106761. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Flaming the fight against cancer cells: the role of microRNA-93.

Cancer Cell Int 2020 29;20:277. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Healthy Ageing Research Center, Neyshabur University of Medical Sciences, Neyshabur, Iran.

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June 2020