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21st European Congress of Endocrinology

Lyon, France
18 May 2019 - 21 May 2019

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18-21 May 2019, Lyon, France

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The microenvironment of pituitary neuroendocrine tumors: focus on folliculostellate cells

Ilie Mirela Diana

The tumor microenvironment can comprise more than 50% of the tumor mass and includes resident and infiltrative non-tumor cells, as well as extracellular matrix proteins, signaling molecules, and blood and lymph vessels (Balkwill et al., 2012). In recent years, the tumor microenvironment has begun to be considered both a prognostic tool and a therapeutic target (Hui and Chen, 2015). While the existence of the tumor microenvironment is well accepted and described in numerous can...