oncogenesis

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oncogenesis

[¦äŋ·kō′jen·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Processes of tumor formation.
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Therefore, TIP30 might play important roles in both the suppression of tumorigenesis and tumor invasion.
Survivin has implications in tumorigenesis as its activity is related to inhibition of apoptosis, progression of cell cycle, metastasis and higher angiogenesis.
where environmental factor ultraviolet light, chronic scarring/inflammation, exposure to chemical compounds, and immune suppression can favour tumorigenesis.
Previous data have suggested that there is a correlation between increased sod3 mRNA production and increased growth of benign tumors [62], indicating a role for SOD3 in early tumorigenesis.
Because both virally induced and carcinogen-induced tumors exist within the oropharynx, oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is an appropriate model to study how these 2 mechanisms of tumorigenesis differ in genetic variation.
These are associated with tumorigenesis, metastasis, recurrence and resistance in cancer.
Numerous studies have implicated inflammatory cytokines (proteins that normally help promote inflammation) in the promotion of cancer tumorigenesis and metastasis, though the mechanism of action is not well understood.
3]s established role in tumorigenesis emphasises the significance of these findings.
Cancer and brain specialists, neurosurgeons, and other clinicians from North America, Europe, and Australia discuss epidemiology, pathology and molecular classification, molecular markers and pathways in tumorigenesis, and brain tumor stem cells; anatomic, metabolic, physiological, and functional imaging; surgical aspects, including perioperative management, image-guided surgery, functional mapping, and complications; radiation approaches; systemic therapy, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunobiology and immune therapy, and gene therapy; the treatment of specific tumors; and other issues, such as complications of medical therapy, quality of life and neurocognitive function, and end-of-life care and other ethical issues.
In the latest study, the University of Minnesota research team found daily consumption of a kava-derived dietary supplement prevented the formation of 99% of tumors in a mouse lung tumorigenesis model that is routinely used in predicting lung cancer behavior in humans.
That convinced us that it is the community that is driving tumorigenesis.
In the present study, we examined the ability of dietary freeze-dried strawberries to inhibit N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine (NMBA)-induced tumorigenesis in the rat esophagus.