Tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) form an interconnected cellular supportive network in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.

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Bernard Caillou ; Monique Talbot ; Urbain Weyemi ; Catherine Pioche-Durieu ; Abir Al Ghuzlan ; Jean Michel Bidart ; Salem Chouaib ; Martin Schlumberger ; Corinne Dupuy
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 6, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022567, pmc: PMC3141071
  • Subject: Cancer Treatment | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Pathology | Cancer Risk Factors | Oncology | Immunopathology | Immunologic Subspecialties | Cancer Detection and Diagnosis | Cancers and Neoplasms | Immunology | Molecular Pathology | Monocytes | Biology | Tumor Immunology | Immunocytochemistry | Immune Cells | Anatomical Pathology | Medicine | Basic Cancer Research | Tumor Physiology | Q | R | Cytochemistry | Thyroid | Clinical Immunology | Cytopathology | Biochemistry | Science | General Pathology | Endocrinology

BACKGROUND: A relationship between the increased density of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) and decreased survival was recently reported in thyroid cancer patients. Among these tumors, anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is one of the most aggressive solid tumors in hum... View more
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