Tumor-Associated Macrophage

Known as: TAM, Tumor Associated Macrophage 
Non-neoplastic macrophages that are found in close proximity to or within a tumor mass.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
In response to microenvironmental signals, macrophages undergo different activation, including the "classic" proinflammatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The roles of infiltrating macrophages within the tumor microenvironment are complex because of their functional… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Macrophages display remarkable plasticity, allowing these cells to adapt to changing microenvironments and perform functions as… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Prostate cancer continues to be the most common nonskin cancer diagnosed and the second leading cause of cancer death in men in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
There is growing evidence that tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) promote tumor growth and dissemination. Many individual… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs), the most abundant immunosuppressive cells in the tumor microenvironment, originate from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Tumor-associated macrophage (TAM) content predicts survival in follicular lymphoma (FL) patients treated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although the renin angiotensin system (RAS) is a major regulator of vascular homeostasis, the role of the RAS in tumor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The relation between tumor-associated macrophage (TAM) density and the density of microvessels was investigated in specimens from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Angiogenesis is a key process in tumor growth and metastasis and is a major independent prognostic factor in breast cancer. A… (More)
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