Mechanisms of tumor metastasis to the bone: challenges and opportunities.

In human cancers, bone is a common site for metastasis. It is well known that metastasis is the cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with cancer. Both breast and prostate carcinomas have a propensity to metastasize to bone. In general, metastatic breast cancers result in osteolytic lesions. On the other hand, prostate cancer metastases are… CONTINUE READING