Tumor engineering: the other face of tissue engineering.

@article{Ghajar2010TumorET,
  title={Tumor engineering: the other face of tissue engineering.},
  author={Cyrus M Ghajar and Mina J. Bissell},
  journal={Tissue engineering. Part A},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={
          2153-6
        }
}
Advances in tissue engineering have been accomplished for years by employing biomimetic strategies to provide cells with aspects of their original microenvironment necessary to reconstitute a unit of both form and function for a given tissue. We believe that the most critical hallmark of cancer is loss of integration of architecture and function; thus, it stands to reason that similar strategies could be employed to understand tumor biology. In this commentary, we discuss work contributed by… CONTINUE READING
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