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2021 May 04

Neurosci Lett

Role of innate immunity in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.


Uhelski ML, Li Y, Fonseca MM, Romero-Snadoval AE, Dougherty PM
Neurosci Lett. 2021 May 04:135941.
PMID: 33961945.


It has become increasingly clear that the innate immune system plays an essential role in the generation of many types of neuropathic pain including that which accompanies cancer treatment. In this article we review current findings of the role of the innate immune system in contributing to cancer treatment pain at the distal endings of peripheral nerve, in the nerve trunk, in the dorsal root ganglion and in the spinal dorsal horn.