Models of inflammatory processes in cancer

  • Roberto Benelli
  • Guido Frumento
  • Adriana Albini
  • Douglas M. Noonan
Part of the Progress in Inflammation Research book series (PIR)


A variety of models reflecting a multitude of mechanisms are bringing into focus the role of inflammation as both a driving force in carcinogenesis as well as a potential weapon to combat tumors. Further, these models now provide the basis for screening for molecules able to break to the pro-cancer chronic inflammation cycle and turn the tide against tumors.


Dextran Sodium Sulfate Arginase Activity Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Corneal Neovascularization Immature Myeloid Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Benelli
    • 1
  • Guido Frumento
    • 1
  • Adriana Albini
    • 1
  • Douglas M. Noonan
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept of Translational OncologyIstituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul CancroGenovaItaly
  2. 2.Dept of Clinical and Biological SciencesUniversity of InsubriaVareseItaly

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