Special Issue "Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer Progression and Targeted Therapy Attempts"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2021).
Cancer is a multistep disease that can evolve into a metastatic stage which is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Primary tumor masses and metastases are composed of heterogeneous tumor cells and a surrounding tumor microenvironment (TME), including stroma cells and extracellular matrices (ECM). Many genes coding for proteins or not (microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs) have been found to be deregulated in cancer and stroma cells and impact cancer formation and spreading. In this Special Issue, we aim at collecting papers or reviews presenting the molecular mechanism of tumor progression related to tumor cells or to the interaction between tumor and stroma participants, focusing, in particular, on solid tumors. We also would like to collect different therapeutic interventions that can specifically target directly proteins or microRNAs or long noncoding RNAs.
Prof. Dr. Daniela Taverna
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- Noncoding RNAs
- Transcription factors
- Adhesion molecules
- Targeted therapy