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Molecular biology of breast metastasis

Pat Steeg

  1. Breast cancer mortality rates have shown only modest improvemen despite the advent of effective chemotherapeutic agents which have been administered to a large percentage of women with breast cancer. In an eff...

    Authors: Susan E Clare, Faina Nakhlis and John Carl Panetta

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2000 2:430

    Content type: Review

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  2. Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is an aggressive form of locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) that effects approximately 5% of women with breast cancer annually in the USA. It is a clinically and pathologica...

    Authors: Celina G Kleer, Kenneth L van Golen and Sofia D Merajver

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2000 2:423

    Content type: Review

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  3. During embryogenesis, the formation of primary vascular networks occurs via the processes of vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. In uveal melanoma, vasculogenic mimicry describes the 'embryonic-like' ability of a...

    Authors: Mary JC Hendrix, Elisabeth A Seftor, Dawn A Kirschmann and Richard EB Seftor

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2000 2:417

    Content type: Review

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  4. The present is an overview of recent data that describes the genetic underpinnings of the suppression of cancer metastasis. Despite the explosion of new information about the genetics of cancer, only six human...

    Authors: Danny R Welch, Patricia S Steeg and Carrie W Rinker-Schaeffer

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2000 2:408

    Content type: Review

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  5. Recent technological advances have led to an increasing ability to detect isolated tumour cells and groups of tumour cells in patients' blood, lymph nodes or bone marrow. However, the clinical significance of ...

    Authors: Ann F Chambers, George N Naumov, Sharon A Vantyghem and Alan B Tuck

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2000 2:400

    Content type: Review

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