Oncotarget: Survival after resection of brain metastases: A matched cohort analysis

IMAGE: This figure depicts overall survival and local in-brain recurrence-free survival in the study’s subgroups. view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Bawarjan Schatlo – bawarjan.schatlo@med.uni-goettingen.de The cover for issue 32 of Oncotarget features Figure 2, “This figure depicts overall survival and local in-brain recurrence-free survival in the study’s subgroups,” by Hussein, et al. which reported that […]

Oncotarget: Evaluation of cellular alteration & inflammatory profile of cells

IMAGE: Percentage of apoptosis in PMC, A549 and/or MCF7 after 24 hours exposed to talc. PMC = pleural mesothelial cells; NC = neoplastic cells. *p view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Milena Marques Pagliarelli Acencio – milena.acencio@incor.usp.br Oncotarget recently published “Evaluation of cellular alterations and inflammatory profile of mesothelial cells and/or neoplastic cells exposed to talc […]

Oncotarget: Th1 cytokines potentiate apoptosis of breast cancer cells and suppress tumor growth

IMAGE: MK-2206 in conjunction with immunotherapy slows progression of rodent HER-2pos tumors. view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Gary K. Koski – dendritic_cell@hotmail.com Volume 11, Issue 30 of Oncotarget reported that previously, the authors showed that anti-estrogen drugs combined with a dendritic cell-based anti-HER-2 vaccine known to induce strong Th1-polarized immunity dramatically improved clinical response rates […]

Oncotarget: Induction of phenotypic changes in HER2-postive breast cancer cells

IMAGE: RNAseq results demonstrating differences between normal, cancer, and redirected cells. view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Brian W. Booth – brbooth@clemson.edu The cover for issue 30 of Oncotarget features Figure 4, “RNAseq results demonstrating differences between normal, cancer, and redirected cells,” by Frank-Kamenetskii, et al. which reported that the influence of breast cancer cells on […]