Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Tumor Metastasis

Edited by Ke Xu

Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China

Metastasis is the major cause of cancer-related death. It is a multistep process. The mechanism underlying metastasis is complicated and poorly understood. Recent advances in tumor metastasis research have led to improved diagnosis and clinical management of cancer. However, new strategies on metastasis treatment are urgently needed, especially the novel biomarkers discovery and targeted therapy. This book is designed to present the most recent advances in tumor metastasis.

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Tumor MetastasisEdited by Ke Xu

Published: September 14th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61798

ISBN: 978-953-51-2631-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2630-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4181-5

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

19212 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

28 Web of Science Citations

38 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hemostatic System in Malignancy: Providing the “Soil” in Metastatic Niche Formation

By Elina Beleva, Veselin Popov and Janet Grudeva-Popova


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2. Is Extracellular Matrix a Castle Against to Invasion of Cancer Cells?

By Serdar Altınay


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3. Ovarian Cancer Metastasis: A Unique Mechanism of Dissemination

By Anirban K. Mitra


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4. Role of Aquaporins in Breast Cancer Progression and Metastasis

By Maitham A. Khajah and Yunus A. Luqmani


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5. Extracellular Vesicles: A Mechanism to Reverse Metastatic Behaviour as a New Approach to Cancer Therapy

By Monerah Al Soraj, Salma Bargal and Yunus A. Luqmani


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6. Modulation of Gene Expression During Stages of Liver Colonization by Pancreatic Cancer in a Rat Model

By Khamael M.K. Al-Taee, Hassan Adwan and Martin R. Berger


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7. Minimal Invasive Surgery of Metastatic Bone Tumor

By Hyun Guy Kang and San Ha Kang


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8. The Selection Strategy for Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) Isolation and Enumeration: Technical Features, Methods, and Clinical Applications

By Jason Chia‐Hsun Hsieh and Tyler Ming‐Hsien Wu


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9. Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells and Circulating Tumor Stem Cells in Breast Cancer by Using Flow Cytometry

By Yanjie Hu, Jin’e Zheng and Shiang Huang


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10. Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and its Regulation in Tumor Metastasis

By Tao Sun, Yuan Qin and Wei-long Zhong


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11. Importance and Detection of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) Phenotype in CTCs

By Joseph W. Po, David Lynch, Paul de Souza and Therese M. Becker VI Contents


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