Tag Archives: drug resistance

Tumors backfire on chemotherapy

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Endothelial cells (blue/grey) internalizing exosomes (red) released from chemotherapy-treated tumors Some patients with breast cancer receive chemotherapy before the tumor is removed with surgery. This approach, called ‘neoadjuvant’...

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Exosomes can confer drug resistance

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Exosomes derived from lung cancer cells confer cisplatin (DDP) resistance to other cancer cells. However, the underlying mechanism is still unknown. A549 resistance to DDP (A549/DDP) was established. Microarray was used to analyze microRNA (miRNA) expression profiles of A549 cells, ...

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The role of exosomes in cancer drug-resistance

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Chemotherapy, one of the principal approaches for cancer patients, plays a crucial role in controlling tumor progression. Clinically, tumors reveal a satisfactory response following the first exposure to the chemotherapeutic drugs in treatment. However, most tumors sooner or later become ...

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