Bone homing and metastasis

Matteo Santoni, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Marina Scarpelli, Roberta Mazzucchelli, Rossana Berardi, Liang Cheng, Rodolfo Montironi

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Bone metastasization is a frequent event for a variety of cancer cells, including breast, prostate, lung, and thyroid tumors. In these diseases, the rate of bone involvement can overcome 70 %, for a total of more than 350,000 patients/year died in the United States with bone metastasis (BMs) [1, 2].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBone Metastases from Prostate Cancer: Biology, Diagnosis and Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319423272
ISBN (Print)9783319423265
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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