Original Publication Date: 1 November, 2014
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Thomas R Cox, Janine T Erler
The onset and development of breast cancer is known to be a complex process involving reciprocal interactions between multiple cell types within the body. Epithelial, endothelial, mesenchymal and hematopoietic cells act together to alter and shape the microenvironment of the tumor to modulate the initiation, progression and dissemination of cancer.