Chronic exposure to arsenic causes malignant transformation
of various animal and human cells.
Toll receptor activation has been related to malignant transformation
Undescended testes carry a higher potential for malignant transformation
than normally descended testis.
The combined inhibitory effects of different plant chemicals are expected to be particularly beneficial to, for example, smokers, former smokers or individuals with heavily tanned skin, who carry thousands of cells already initiated for malignant transformation
," Margaret Hanausek said.
New instrument reveals the impact of genetic and nutrient factors in the malignant transformation
of cancer cells.
of polyps is typically a slow process, so the initial assumption was that all these were missed lesions.
of ovarian dermoid cysts is rare, with the incidence at approximately 1% to 2% of all ovarian neoplasms.
Biopsies demonstrated numerous yeast forms consistent with histoplasmosis capsulatum and no malignant transformation
According to the report, the long-term forced expression of telomerase by human fibroblasts (skin cells) grown in culture did not result in any of the cellular changes typically associated with malignant transformation
, including the development of chromosomal abnormalities or the loss of contact inhibition, a normal process by which cells stop growing when they touch other cells.
He and his colleagues have demonstrated that a cancer-associated gene experimentally targeted to be expressed in the lens can produce malignant transformation
The results also show that malignant salivary gland tumors have more genomic imbalances than benign salivary gland tumors, and that certain genomic imbalances appear to be related to malignant transformation
of benign tumors.
We report what is to the best of our knowledge the first case of malignant transformation
of a giant cell tumor of the larynx.