J Cancer 2010; 1:63-69. doi:10.7150/jca.1.63

Research Paper

A seemingly most effective target for early detection and intervention of prostate tumor invasion

Yan-gao Man

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and American Registry of Pathology, Washington DC, USA, and Jilin University, China

Abstract

This commentary proposes that budding tumor cell projections from focally disrupted tumor capsules represent a most effective target for early detection and intervention of prostate tumor invasion. The rationale, supporting data, and clinical applications of the hypothesis are discussed.

Keywords: Prostate cancer, Invasion, Early detection, Basal cells, Tumor cell budding, Stem cells

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How to cite this article:
Man Yg. A seemingly most effective target for early detection and intervention of prostate tumor invasion. J Cancer 2010; 1:63-69. doi:10.7150/jca.1.63. Available from http://www.jcancer.org/v01p0063.htm