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Mechanisms of neoplastic cell survival using melanoma as an example

Krystian Kasperowicz1, Anna Gruszczyńska2, Krzysztof Kowalik3, Andrzej Modrzejewski3


We discuss various mechanisms of carcinogenesis using melanoma as an example. The article presents the cellular mechanism inducing pathological angiogenesis in neoplastic cells and the significance of the inflammatory process in carcinogenesis. A good understanding of the pathophysiology of tumors is key to creating new drugs and new forms of treatment. Exploring the mechanisms of tumor formation contributes to improving new therapies (new drugs, immunotherapy) and achieving higher survival rates in patients suffering from melanoma and other cancers. The article allows for a better understanding of the mechanisms of carcinogenesis.

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