The resolution of inflammation and cancer.

  title={The resolution of inflammation and cancer.},
  author={Juan Rodriguez-Vita and T F C Lawrence},
  journal={Cytokine & growth factor reviews},
  volume={21 1},
Inflammation has long been thought to contribute to the development of cancer; however there is also clear evidence that the immune system can recognize and eliminate cancer cells. Current research suggests that cancer-associated inflammation has a dual role in tumor progression; inflammatory mediators promote the malignant activity of cancer cells by acting as growth factors and also stimulate angiogenesis, however, cancer-associated inflammation is also linked with immune-suppression that… CONTINUE READING

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