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Table 2 Extent of volume and mass inhibition of xenograft cervical cancer in nude mice after treatment.

From: Thermochemotherapy effect of nanosized As2O3/Fe3O4complex on experimental mouse tumors and its influence on the expression of CD44v6, VEGF-C and MMP-9

Group Tumor volume (mm3)
( ± S, n = 8)
Tumor mass (g)
( ± S, n = 8)
Volume inhibition (%) Mass inhibition (%)
Control group 931.51 ± 284.26 0.789 ± 0.143 0 0
Single As2O3 group 616.94 ± 147.96(1) 0.634 ± 0.056(1) 33.77 19.65
Single Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles group 132.79 ± 36.30(1) 0.128 ± 0.029(1) 85.74 83.78
Nanosized As2O3/Fe3O4 complex group 78.50 ± 32.73(1) 0.093 ± 0.028(1) 91.57 88.21
  1. (1) p < 0.05 vs. control group. These measurements were obtained 6 weeks after the start of treatment.