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Guy Heger, Mirta Dumančić , Ishai Luz , Maayan Vatarescu , Noam Weizman , Brian W Miller , Tomer Cooks , Lior Arazi. First measurements of radon-220 diffusion in mice tumors, towards treatment planning in diffusing alpha-emitters radiation therapy. 2024. Med Phys doi: 10.1002/mp.17020​

Igea A, Martin OCB, Cooks T, Pateras IS. Editorial: Infectious disease agents and cancer. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2024, doi: 10.3389/fcell.2024.1388423


Joshua K Stone , Natalia von Muhlinen , Chenran Zhang , Ana I Robles , Amy L Flis , Eleazar Vega-Valle, Akihiko Miyanaga , Masaru Matsumoto, K Leigh Greathouse, Tomer Cooks, Giorgio Trinchieri, Curtis C Harris. Acidovorax temperans skews neutrophil maturation and polarizes Th17 cells to promote lung adenocarcinoma development. Oncogenesis;13(1):13. doi: 10.1038/s41389-024-00513-6.


Igea A, Martin OCB, Cooks T, Pateras IS.  Editorial: Reprogramming Stromal Cells in Chronic Inflammation and Cancer.

.Front Cell Dev Biol. 2021 Nov 5;9:728439. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2021.728439. eCollection 2021.

Shlomovitz I, Erlich Z, Arad G, Edry-Botzer L, Zargarian S, Cohen H, Manko T, Ofir-Birin Y, Cooks T, Regev-Rudzki N, Gerlic M. Proteomic analysis of necroptotic extracellular vesicles.

Cell Death Dis. 2021 Nov 8;12(11):1059. doi: 10.1038/s41419-021-04317-z.

Cooks T, Puzis R, Cohen O.  Tissue resilience: lessons from social resilience.  EMBO Rep 2021. e52926. doi: 10.15252/embr.202152926

Bhatta B, Luz, I, Krueger K, Teo FX, Lane DP, Sabapathy K, Cooks T. Cancer Cells Shuttle Extracellular Vesicles Containing Oncogenic Mutant p53 Proteins to the Tumor Microenvironment . Cancers 2021, 13(12), 2985;,


Luz I, Cooks T Extracellular vesicles: what secrets do they hold inside?

Cell Death Dis. 2019; 10(6):406. doi: 10.1038/s41419-019-1643-9.

Pateras IS1, Cooks T Determination of Polarization of Resident Macrophages and Their Effect on the Tumor Microenvironment. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1928:101-112. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9027-6_7.

Myrianthopoulos V, Evangelou K, Vasileiou PVS, Cooks T, Vassilakopoulos TP, Pangalis GA, Kouloukoussa M, Kittas C, Georgakilas AG, Gorgoulis VG.  Senescence and senotherapeutics: a new field in cancer therapy. Pharmacol Ther. 2019. pii: S0163-7258(18)30144-X. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2018.08.006

Bhatta B, Cooks T. Reshaping the tumor microenvironment: extracellular vesicles as messengers of cancer cells. Carcinogenesis. 2020 doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgaa107.


Cooks T, Oren M, Harris CC. Caught in the cross fire: p53 in inflammation. Carcinogenesis. 35:1680-90, 2014.

Cooks T, Harris CC. p53 mutations and inflammation-associated cancer are linked through TNF signaling. Mol Cell. 2014;56(5):611-2.

Cooks T, Pateras IS, Gorgoulis VG. When mutant p53 fires up. Cancer cell & Microen. 1: e135, 2014.


Lazarov E, Arazi L, Cooks T, Schmidt M, Keisari Y, Kelson I. Comparative in vitro microdosimetric study of murine and human-derived cancer cells exposed to alpha particles. Rad Res. 2012; 177(3):280-7.

 Horev-Droroi G, Cooks T, Bittan H, Lazarov E, Schmidt M, Arazi L, Efrati M, Kelson I, Keisari Y. Local control of experimental malignant pancreatic tumors by treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and intratumoral 224Radium-loaded wires releasing alpha-emitting atoms. Translat. Res. 2012; 159(1):32-41.

Cooks T, Tal M, Raab S, Efrati M, Reitkopf S, Lazarov E, Etzyoni R, Schmidt M, Arazi L, Kelson I, Keisari Y. Intratumoral 224Ra-Loaded Wires Spread Alpha-Emitters Inside Solid Human Tumors in Athymic Mice Achieving Tumor Control. Anticancer Res. 2012; 32(12):5315-21.

Arazi L, Cooks T, Schmidt M, Keisari Y, Kelson I. The treatment of solid tumors by alpha emitters released from (224)Ra-loaded sources-internal dosimetry analysis. Phys Med Biol. 2010; 55(4):1203-18.


Cooks T, Schmidt M, Bittan H, Lazarov E, Arazi L, Kelson I, Keisari Y. Local control of lung derived tumors by diffusing alpha-emitting atoms released from intratumoral wires loaded with Radium-224. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009; 74(3):966-73.

Cooks T, Arazi L, Efrati M, Schmidt M, Marshak, G, Kelson I, Keisari Y. Treatment with interstitial wires releasing diffusing alpha-emitting atoms in combination with chemotherapy improved local tumor control and survival in squamous cell carcinoma bearing mice. Cancer 2009;115(8):1791-1801

Cooks T, Arazi L, Schmidt M, Marshak G, Kelson I, Keisari Y.  Growth retardation and destruction of experimental Squamous cell carcinoma by interstitial radioactive wires releasing diffusing alpha-emitting atoms. Int J Cancer. 2008; 122(7):1657-64.

Arazi L, Cooks T, Schmidt M, Keisari Y, Kelson I.  Treatment of solid tumours by interstitial release of recoiling short-lived alpha emitters. Phys. Med. Biol. 2007; 52 5025-5042.

Shalom-Feuerstein R, Cooks T, Raz A, Kloog Y. Galectin-3 regulates a molecular switch from N-Ras to K-Ras usage in human breast carcinoma cells. Cancer Res. 2005; 65(16): 7292-300.

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