sarcomagenesis

sarcomagenesis

[särkō′məjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, sarx + oma + genesis, origin
the process of initiating and promoting the development of a sarcoma. Compare carcinogenesis, oncogenesis, tumorigenesis. sarcomagenetic, adj.
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Dramatic advances in cytogenetic and molecular biologic techniques have furthered our understanding of sarcomagenesis.
Molecular targeting therapy on bone and soft tissue tumors, treatment strategies for rhabdomyosarcoma, and molecular mechanisms of sarcomagenesis are some topics explored.
Characterization of rearrangements and mutations present in sarcomas has improved our understanding of sarcomagenesis and its associated mechanisms, such as constitutive activation of signal transduction pathways and mutations in genes that control cell cycle and maintain DNA integrity.