Modulation of the Tumor Microenvironment for Cancer Treatment: A Biomaterials Approach

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Isaac M. Adjei ; Sharma Blanka (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Journal of Functional Biomaterials, volume 6, issue 1, pages 81-103 (issn: 2079-4983, eissn: 2079-4983)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4384103, doi: 10.3390/jfb6010081
  • Subject: Biotechnology | immune reprogramming | R5-920 | Review | 3D tumor model | mesenchymal stem cells | nanocarriers | Medicine (General) | tumor stroma | TP248.13-248.65

Tumors are complex tissues that consist of stromal cells, such as fibroblasts, immune cells and mesenchymal stem cells, as well as non-cellular components, in addition to neoplastic cells. Increasingly, there is evidence to suggest that these non-neoplastic cell compone... View more
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