Exosomes: fighting cancer with cancer

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Abstract

Exosomes are nanovesicles secreted by many cells, including cancer cells. Extensive research has been carried out to validate potential applications of exosomes and to evaluate their efficiency in a wide range of diseases, including cancer. The current knowledge on the origin, biogenesis and composition of exosomes is described. This review then focuses on the use of exosomes in cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalTherapeutic Delivery
Volume10
Issue number1
Early online date7 Dec 2018
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 7 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • angiogenesis
  • cancer
  • diagnostic
  • exosomes
  • immune system
  • immunosuppression
  • miRNA
  • nucleic acid
  • progression
  • therapeutic

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