Stem cells and breast cancer, where we are? A concise review of literature

Sanguinetti, Alessandro and Bistoni, Giovanni and Avenia, Nicola (2011) Stem cells and breast cancer, where we are? A concise review of literature. Il giornale di chirurgia, 32 (10). pp. 438-446. ISSN 1971-145X

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There is an analogy between embryogenesis and cancer and the attention is on increasing the rate of cell division and on a small percentage of perennial cells . The key to understanding is to be found in the properties of these cells developed in the form of perennial totipotency, multipotency and unipotent. The normal life cycle involves epigenetic mechanisms that are deregulated in cancer cells, these tumor cells appear to belong to deregulation since its progeny. Here is a review of the literature on embryogenesis of the breast, endocrine system interactions Delna the proper development and functioning of the various cell lines and to the importance of cancer stem cells.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breast - Embryogenesis - Anatomy of the gland - Stem cells - Cancer
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 06 May 2016 14:58
Last Modified: 06 May 2016 14:58

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