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Inflammation and breast cancer

Mina J Bissell and Jeffrey W Pollard

  1. Content type: Review

    Two rapidly evolving fields are converging to impact breast cancer: one has identified novel substrates of metalloproteinases that alter immune cell function, and the other has revealed a role for inflammation...

    Authors: Carlo V Hojilla, Geoffrey A Wood and Rama Khokha

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2008 10:205

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  2. Content type: Review

    Recent insights into the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cancer development have revealed that immune cells functionally regulate epithelial cancer development and progression. Moreover, accumulat...

    Authors: David G DeNardo and Lisa M Coussens

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2007 9:212

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  3. Content type: Review

    This review addresses genes differentially expressed in the mammary gland transcriptome during the progression of mammary carcinogenesis in BALB/c mice that are transgenic for the rat neu (ERBB2, or HER-2/neu) on...

    Authors: Raffaele Adolfo Calogero, Francesca Cordero, Guido Forni and Federica Cavallo

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2007 9:211

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  4. Content type: Review

    Considerable evidence has now accumulated for tumour-associated macrophages stimulating key aspects of tumour progression, including the proliferation, survival and metastasis of tumour cells, tumour angiogene...

    Authors: Claire E Lewis and Russell Hughes

    Citation: Breast Cancer Research 2007 9:209

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