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Basic mechanisms and clinical treatment of tumor metastasis

Basic mechanisms and clinical treatment of tumor metastasis

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metastasis -- Congresses.,
  • Neoplasm metastasis -- Physiopathology -- Congresses.,
  • Neoplasm metastasis -- Therapy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Motomichi Torisu, Takeshi Yoshida.
    ContributionsTorisu, Motomichi., Yoshida, Takeshi., International Symposium on Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Treatments of Tumor Metastasis (1982 : Fukuoka-shi, Japan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC269 .B27 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 661 p. :
    Number of Pages661
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20513883M
    ISBN 100126956804

    Applications that focus on the mechanisms that modulate cancer cell metabolism and tumor progression may be assigned to TCB. Key research areas include: Cell intrinsic dormancy programs and dormancy signatures Influence of the metastatic microenvironment including stromal and immune cells on dormancy Angiogenic dormancy Emergence from dormancy; both cell intrinsic and microenvironmental influences In addition, the development of suitable experimental models of dormancy will greatly facilitate research in this area and identify points for therapeutic intervention to prevent re-emergence from metastatic dormancy. There are shared interests with Intercellular Interactions ICI in EMT, cell adhesion, migration, cytoskeleton, extracellular matrix remodeling, matrix proteases and angiogenesis. These data, plus the previous demonstration that rodent-human hybrids segregate human chromosomes [ 54 ] suggest that the glioma did not acquire metastatic capacity by fusion, rather that a metastatic hamster tumor resulted from the aneuploidy induced by fusion with the human tumor. As a result, tumors can shed millions of cells into the bloodstream daily [ 6 ], yet very few clinically relevant metastases are formed [ 7 ].

    Here we review a number of the commonly accepted or recently proposed models and mechanisms of metastatic progression. In the case of permitted digital reproduction, please credit the National Cancer Institute as the source and link to the original NCI product using the original product's title; e. There are shared interests with Tumor Microenvironment Study Section TME in the investigation of the effects of tumor microenvironment. To successfully colonize a secondary site a cancer cell must complete a sequential series of steps before it becomes a clinically detectable lesion.

    In most cases cancer patients with localized tumors have significantly better prognoses than those with disseminated tumors. To successfully colonize a distant site, a cancer cell must complete all of the steps of the cascade. While recent improvements in surgical techniques and a more aggressive approach to resection of liver metastases have improved long term survival for some patients, most patients with hepatic metastases still succumb to their disease. This has led to several alternative explanations as to why tumor-derived epithelial cells gain the ability to metastasize, all of which center around the hypothesis that metastatic tumor cells acquire lymphoid characteristics. This theory has been revived again in recent years as the genometastasis hypothesis [ 44 ], which is based on the observation that, in some circumstances, horizontal gene transfer has been observed in experimental systems for example, [ 70 ]. Early oncogenesis models The application of microarray technology to the problem of metastasis has recently led to a variation of the transient compartment model termed the 'early oncogenesis model'.


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Basic mechanisms and clinical treatment of tumor metastasis Download PDF Ebook

These medications can strengthen bones and reduce the pain caused by bone metastasis, reducing the need for strong pain medications. How tumor cells acquire all of these abilities is clearly of great interest.

Side effects depend on the specific chemotherapy drugs you're given.

Mechanisms of Cancer Metastasis

For example, ovarian tumors can spread transperitoneally to the surface of the liver. The idea that metastatic capacity could be induced by horizontal transfer of tumor phenotypes was resuscitated many years later, after it was recognized that circulating tumor DNA was present in animal tumor models [ 68 ] and cancer patients [ 69 ].

If the same oncogenic events drove metastasis, then it can easily be imagined how small tumors might immediately begin dissemination and colonization of distant sites. A physical therapist may suggest assistive devices to help you cope. Specifically, examination of osteoclast nuclei in myeloma patients demonstrated the presence of myeloma-specific chromosomal translocations [ 62 ].

Tumor Metastasis Research

In addition, whether or not the treatment associated with bone marrow transplantation contributed to the fusion event also has to be considered.

Komen Foundation. Thus, metastasis would not be the progeny of primary tumors, but instead de novo tumors arising in cancer patients. Medications Medications used in people with bone metastasis include: Bone-building medications. Diagnosis[ edit ] The cells in a metastatic tumor resemble those in the primary tumor.

Grant applications that use cancer cells as a model to investigate basic molecular mechanisms of these processes may be assigned to ICI. Side effects of radiation depend on the site being treated and its size. Targeted therapy.

Mechanisms of metastasis

Many models have been developed to attempt to provide a working hypothesis upon which to base further research. Grant applications that focus mainly on the effects of these pathways on tumor cell migration, invasion and metastasis may be assigned to TPM.

Basic mechanisms and clinical treatment of tumor metastasis book the approximatelynewly diagnosed cases of cancer each year, result in death of the patient.

Finally, this hypothesis is based on the supposition that metastasis gene expression profiles are induced by somatic oncogenic events.

Support for this model comes from studies demonstrating that methylation inhibitors can modulate the metastatic capacity of cell lines [ 24 — 28 ]. These results have important implications that may be used to help resolve some of the paradoxes raised by other Basic mechanisms and clinical treatment of tumor metastasis book.

Over the years many hypotheses were developed to try to explain the inefficiency of the metastatic process, but none of these theories completely explains the current biological and clinical observations.

Identification of specific molecular targets can facilitate the development of therapeutic interventions for treatment of metastatic disease. Conclusion Metastasis, due to its complex spatial and temporal components, remains an enigma, despite all of our efforts to unravel its complexity.

As a proof of concept, our laboratory was able to show, at least in a mouse model, the ability to roughly define risk groups in mice using salivary gland protein profiles [ 88 ]. The transient compartment models The dynamic heterogeneity model [ 22 ], and the subsequently extended transient metastatic compartment model of Weiss [ 23 ] were proposed to explain the lack of consistent increases in metastatic capacity of secondary tumors compared to primary tumors.

Conversely, it may well be indicative of the fact that identifying fusion events of two cells from the same individual in highly aneuploid solid tumors is a dauntingly difficult task.

Once cancer cells enter the liver, several different scenarios may occur.Grant applications that use anti-cancer drugs mainly to investigate basic mechanisms of tumor progression and metastasis may be assigned to TPM. Grant applications that focus on translational or clinical aspects of mechanisms of action of anti-cancer drugs or drug targets may be assigned to MCT Mechanisms of Cancer Metastasis by Kenneth V.

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