Advancing Cancer Therapy by Manipulating Metabolic Oxidative Stress



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Target Audience

Health professionals.


  • Define oxidative stress.
  • Describe anti-oxidants and pro-oxidants.
  • Describe how therapies that manipulate metabolic oxidative stress may enhance cancer therapy.
  • Describe the process of translating a therapy from the bench to the bed side.


Bryan G. Allen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

  • BS, Major in Biology; Minor in Chemistry, University of Utah
  • MD, Medicine, University of Iowa
  • PhD, Biochemistry, University of Iowa 
  • Internship, University of Iowa
  • Residency, University of Iowa


Dr. Allen indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.


  • Oberley et al (1981) Med Hypoth. (PMID: 6259499)
  • Allen BG et al. Redox Biol 2014 (PMID 25460731)
  • Allen BG et al. Clin Cancer Res 2013 (PMID: 23743570)
  • Padayatty et al, Ann Intern Med 2004 (PMID: 15068981)
  • Welsh et al Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2013 (PMID: 23381814)

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Course summary
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  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
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  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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