Genetic stability of tumor microenvironment

National Cancer Institute, Cancer Therapeutics Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
Cancer biology & therapy (Impact Factor: 3.07). 04/2008; 7(3):331-2. DOI: 10.4161/cbt.7.3.5761
Source: PubMed


It has been shown that neoplastic tissue cause alterations in its microenvironment through several mechanisms. Recent evidence from Patocs et al suggests that one of the mechanisms through which it causes these changes is by genetic modification of the surrounding microenvironment.

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