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The Microinjury Hypothesis and Metastasis

  • Bruce A. Warren
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Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 22)

Abstract

Metastatic deposits are, of course, a major problem in the treatment of the patient with malignant disease. The known biological nature, frequency and growth vary enormously depending upon the specific type of tumor under consideration. As the biology of specific tumors is studied in detail there probably will be found to be major differences among tumors in factors operative in the metastatic cascade.

Keywords

Circulate Tumor Cell Tumor Embolus Metastatic Deposit Metastatic Cascade Intermittent Flow 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Boston 1984

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