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Topic: Tumor-Associated Macrophages and Tumour Progression and Treatment

A special issue of Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment

ISSN 2454-2857 (Online), ISSN 2394-4722 (Print)

Submission deadline: 31 Dec 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Claire Lewis
    Department of Oncology, University of Sheffield Medical School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

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Special Issue Introduction

The current special issue will highlight the tumor-associated macrophages and tumour progression and treatment.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

• Ontogeny and Diversity of Tumour-Associated Macrophages.
• Regulation, Functions & Prognostic Significance of Tumour-Associated Macrophages.
• Role of Macrophages in the Crosstalk Between Innate & Specific Effectors in Primary and Metastatic Tumours.
• Macrophage Regulation of Cancer Cell Adhesion, Extravasation & Colonisation in the Metastatic Site.
• Regulation of the Pre-Metastatic Niche: Role of exosomes.
In Vitro Experimental Models to Study the Role of Macrophages in Metastasis.
In vivo Imaging of Macrophages in Tumours.
• Strategies to Target Macrophages To Enhance Anti-cancer Therapies.
• Modulation of Macrophage Phenotype and Function by Anti-Cancer Therapy.

Submission Deadline

31 Dec 2021

Submission Information

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