Feb 2020 Breast cancer research and treatment

Inflammatory breast cancer cells are characterized by abrogated TGFβ1-dependent cell motility and SMAD3 activity.

Auteurs

Rypens C, Marsan M, Van Berckelaer C, Billiet C, Melis K, Lopez SP, van Dam P, Devi GR, Finetti P, Ueno NT, Bertucci F, Dirix P, Neven P, Vermeulen P, Dirix L, Van Laere SJ

Résumé

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is an aggressive form of breast cancer with elevated metastatic potential, characterized by tumor emboli in dermal and parenchymal lymph vessels. This study has investigated the hypothesis that TGFβ signaling is implicated in the molecular biology of IBC.

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