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Host microenvironment in breast cancer development

Gloria Heppner

  1. Content type: Review

    Mammary epithelial cells comprise the functional component of the normal gland and are the major target for carcinogenesis in mammary cancer. However, the stromal compartment of the normal gland and of tumors ...

    Authors: Sandra Z Haslam and Terry L Woodward

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2003 5:208

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  2. Content type: Review

    Epithelial–mesenchymal interactions play an important role both in normal mammary gland development and during neoplastic transformation. Perturbations in the production, deposition and degradation of the extr...

    Authors: Malathy PV Shekhar, Robert Pauley and Gloria Heppner

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2003 5:130

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  3. Content type: Review

    A comprehensive overview of breast cancer development and progression suggests that the process is influenced by intrinsic properties of the tumor cells, as well as by microenvironmental factors. Indeed, in br...

    Authors: A Ben-Baruch

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2002 5:31

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