Special Issue "Organ-Specific Metastasis Formation"
A special issue of Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2010)
Prof. Dr. Jörg Haier
Comprehensive Cancer Center Muenster, International Patient Management, University Hospital Muenster, Waldeyerstr. 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
Phone: +49 251 83 57630 (Labor 56326)
Fax: +49 251 83 57631
Interests: gastraintestinal cancer; metastasis; cell adhesion; cell migration; chemotaxis
Dr. Peter Gassmann
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, University Medicine of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)251 83-56301
Fax: +49 (0)251 83-56480
Interests: gastrointestinal cancers; mechanisms of metastasis formation; tumor cell adhesion and migration; animal models; gastro-intestinal surgery; hepato-biliary surgery
The development of secondary distant organ and lymph node metastasis has an extraordinary impact on the prognosis of patients with solid cancer. In most cases the advent of metastatic growth represents the turning point from a local, potentially curable, disease to a systemic non-curable situation. As a highly regulated process, metastasis formation follows a distinct, non-random pattern characteristic for each tumor entity.
Metastasis formation and strategies to prevent this lethal event in the progression of cancer is of fundamental interest for cancer science and patient care. For this special issue of 'Cancers', papers high-lightning cellular mechanisms of metastasis formation, genetic and epigenetic aspects associated with organ and tumor specific metastasis formation, as well as papers outlining experimental and clinical therapeutic concepts for anti-metastatic treatment are welcome. We especially encourage the submission of papers presenting innovative animal models of organ specific metastasis formation.
Dr. Peter Gassmann
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Cancers is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 500 CHF (Swiss Francs). English correction and/or formatting fees of 250 CHF (Swiss Francs) will be charged in certain cases for those articles accepted for publication that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.
- organ specific metastasis
- animal models
- anti-metastatic treatment
- metastasis (-suppressor) genes
- lymph nod metastasis
Cancers 2010, 2(4), 2100-2137; doi:10.3390/cancers2042100
Received: 9 October 2010; in revised form: 11 November 2010 / Accepted: 2 December 2010 / Published: 15 December 2010| Download PDF Full-text (235 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Review: Decoding Melanoma Metastasis
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 126-163; doi:10.3390/cancers3010126
Received: 1 December 2010; in revised form: 22 December 2010 / Accepted: 23 December 2010 / Published: 30 December 2010| Download PDF Full-text (1088 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 461-477; doi:10.3390/cancers3010461
Received: 31 December 2010; in revised form: 4 January 2011 / Accepted: 19 January 2011 / Published: 27 January 2011| Download PDF Full-text (769 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 478-493; doi:10.3390/cancers3010478
Received: 21 December 2010; in revised form: 20 January 2011 / Accepted: 20 January 2011 / Published: 27 January 2011| Download PDF Full-text (181 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Review: Recently Identified Biomarkers That Promote Lymph Node Metastasis in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 747-772; doi:10.3390/cancers3010747
Received: 10 January 2011; in revised form: 9 February 2011 / Accepted: 17 February 2011 / Published: 22 February 2011| Download PDF Full-text (690 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 883-896; doi:10.3390/cancers3010883
Received: 25 January 2011; in revised form: 12 February 2011 / Accepted: 17 February 2011 / Published: 25 February 2011| Download PDF Full-text (344 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Cancers 2011, 3(1), 927-944; doi:10.3390/cancers3010927
Received: 11 January 2011; in revised form: 17 February 2011 / Accepted: 21 February 2011 / Published: 1 March 2011| Download PDF Full-text (937 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Editorial: Current Concepts of Metastasis Formation
Cancers 2011, 3(3), 2886-2887; doi:10.3390/cancers3032886
Received: 6 July 2011 / Accepted: 12 July 2011 / Published: 13 July 2011| Download PDF Full-text (138 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Last update: 25 September 2012