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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
  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
  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
  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
  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