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Achieving uniformity in the care rendered to patients with wounds has been a major desire of clinicians, government regulators, and third-party payers. 1 One of the goals of the founders of the Wound Healing Society (WHS) in 1991 was to establish guidelines for wound treatment. One of the first tasks of the WHS Board of Directors following the first annual(More)
Increased growth of residual tumors in the proximity of acute surgical wounds has been reported; however, the mechanisms of wound-promoted tumor growth remain unknown. Here, we used a syngeneic, orthotopic mouse model of breast cancer to study mechanisms of wound-promoted tumor growth. Our results demonstrate that exposure of metastatic mouse breast cancer(More)
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