The Relationship Between Dormant Cancer Cells and Their Microenvironment.

Abstract

The majority of cancer deaths are due to metastases that can occur years or decades after primary tumor diagnosis and treatment. Disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) surviving in a dormant state in target organs appear to explain the timing of this phenomenon. Knowledge on this process is important as it might provide a window of opportunity to prevent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/bs.acr.2016.07.002

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