An approach for understanding the inflammation and cancer relationship

S. Costantini, F. Capone, E. Guerriero, G. Castello

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It is well known that persistent inflammatory conditions can induce the cancer formation. In fact, cytokines and chemokines play a crucial role in the promoting of angiogenesis, metastasis, and subversion of adaptive immunity. These proteins are involved in cancer-related inflammation and can represent a target for innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies useful to clinical studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-92
Number of pages2
JournalImmunology Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 22 2009


  • Cancer
  • Inflammation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy


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