Tumor Invasion and Metastasis by L.A. LiottaTumor Invasion and Metastasis by L.A. Liotta

Tumor Invasion and Metastasis

byL.A. LiottaEditorI.R. Hart

Paperback | February 29, 2012

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Title:Tumor Invasion and MetastasisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:February 29, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400975139

ISBN - 13:9789400975132

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Section I - Tumor-Host Interactions in Metastasis.- 1. The role of animal models in the study of experimental metastasis.- 2. Eradication of metastases by tumoricidal macrophages: therapeutic implications.- 3. The role of natural killer (NK) cells in the control of tumor metastasis.- 4. Metastasis of xenogeneic and allogeneic tumors in nude mice.- 5. Cell surface properties of metastatic tumor cells.- 6. Metastatic inefficiency.- 7. Tumor cell Chemotaxis.- 8. Antimetastatic concomitant immunity.- 9. Immunobiological diversity of metastatic cells.- Section II - Models of Tumor Invasion.- 10. Methods and models for studying tumor invasion.- 11. In vitro quantitative assay of invasion using human amnion.- 12. Experimental models of lymphatic metastasis.- 13. The use of embryo organ cultures to study invasion in vitro.- 14. Three-dimensional models for the study of invasion and metastasis.- 15. In vitro assay of invasion using endothelial and smooth muscle cells.- 16. The regulation of invasion by a cartilage-derived anti-invasion factor.- Section III - Interaction of Tumor Cells with Connective Tissue.- 17. Role of cell attachment proteins in defining cell-matrix interactions.- 18. Attachment of metastatic tumor cells to collagen.- 19. Biochemical mechanisms involved in tumor cell penetration of the basement membrane.- 20. Tumor formation and malignant invasion: role of basal lamina.- 21. Plasminogen activator in metastasis.- 22. Proteases in tumor invasion and metastasis.- 23. Collagenase immunolocalisation studies of human tumours.- 24. Host-tumor cell interactions and collagenase activity.- Section IV - Clinical Topics in Metastases.- 25. Observations on cancer metastasis in man.- 26. Newer methods for the diagnosis of occult metastases.- 27. Fine needle aspiration cytology of metastases.- 28. Applications of immunoperoxidase staining to studies of human breast disease.