Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer death in Western countries. Despite improvements in therapeutic regimens and knowledge advancement regarding primary tumors, the mortality rate of CRC cancer remains high due to unavailable treatments that target the metastatic spread. Actually, CRC metastasis is the main cause of cancer-associated deaths.
Thyroid carcinoma is the most frequent type of endocrine cancer with a notable increase in incidence all over the world . Papillary (PTC), follicular (FTC) and anaplastic (UTC) thyroid carcinomas arise from endodermal-derived follicular cells, which represent the most abundant cellular population of the thyroid gland. Characterized by rapid growth, local invasion, regional and distant progression, UTC has the highest aggressive clinical outcome and unfavorable prognosis.Background ultima modifica: 2015-10-12T11:13:10+00:00 da