Chemokine receptors and melanoma metastasis.

  title={Chemokine receptors and melanoma metastasis.},
  author={Takashi Murakami and Adela R. Cardones and Sam Hwang},
  journal={Journal of dermatological science},
  volume={36 2},
Cancer metastasis is the end result of a complex series of biologic events that leads to the formation of clinically significant secondary tumors at distant sites. The sites of distant metastasis are not random since certain tumors show a tendency to develop metastases in specific organs. Human melanoma, for example, demonstrates frequent metastasis to brain, lungs, lymph nodes, and skin. Herein, we review the evidence that suggests that a limited number of chemokine receptors may play critical… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
62 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 62 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…