oncogenesis


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oncogenesis

[¦äŋ·kō′jen·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Processes of tumor formation.
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If RacPyV is driving oncogenesis, the transformation location has been remarkably consistent.
The researchers also used an alternative strategy that involved a virus that delivered reprogramming information to the cell nucleus but which was capable of being removed afterwards so as to avoid insertional oncogenesis.
There is evidence that an underlying infection of Mycoplasma fermentans (and possibly other cell wall deficient organisms) may trigger oncogenesis.
However, the role of EBV in PEL oncogenesis remains unclear.
In April, the foundation awarded Juan Garcia Valero of Spain with the first grant for his work entitled, "Apoptosis et Oncogenesis.
Oncogenesis studies include those that cover the origins of cancer development and the cellular mechanisms that could prevent cancer growth.
He noted that use of TCIs has dropped about 50% since the FDA's black box warning in 2005 concerning the potential for oncogenesis.
The recognition of the importance of inflammation to oncogenesis has led to clinical trials investigating the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, such as COX-2 specific inhibitors for cancer prophylaxis and treatment.
The authors conclude that the high incidence of single and combined morphological abnormalities in paediatric patients with cancer indicates that constitutional genetic defects may play a more important role in paediatric oncogenesis than is currently thought.
HPV is a potential etiologic factor in the oncogenesis of nonmelanoma skin cancer, and HPV DNA has been demonstrated in extragenital squamous cell carcinoma in situ.
People will expect that injured or diseased organs are meant to be repaired, in much the same way that we fix a car," says Ellen Heber-Katz, professor of molecular oncogenesis at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia.