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Cancer Cell Biology
Cancer is a disease of deregulated cellular behaviour. Acquisition of oncogenic attributes, loss of tumour suppressive functions, evasion of physiological tissue architecture and interactions with the cellular microenvironment enable malignant cells to escape the mechanisms of normal cellular homeostasis in an organism. Cancer cells are therefore able to sustain unlimited proliferation
OMICS International organizes 136 Conferences/Workshops on Cancer Cell Biology, 9 Symposium 5 Articles published with 86 Speakers till date.
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Scope & Importance
Control of cancer cell plasticity, migration and invasion, processes that allow cancer cells to escape the confines of the primary tumour and to colonize distant sites during metastasis. The ability of tumour cells to survive and proliferate at the primary or metastatic tumour site is intimately linked to their surroundings. Thus, revealing the interactions of cancer cells with normal cells and other components of the tumour microenviroment is crucial to understanding the basis of disease initiation, maintenance and progression.
Cancer cell biology is concerned with:
· Mutations in mitochondrial DNA and cancerTherapy (e.g. surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other modalities)
·Quantitative mtDNA alterations (copy number mutations)Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies
·Ethical questions surrounding cancer care
Anticancer drugs have been manufactured to target mtDNA and have shown positive results in killing tumor cells. There has also been research done in using mitochondrial mutations as biomarkers for cancer cell therapy. It is easier to target mutation within the mitochondrial DNA as opposed to nuclear DNA because the mitochondrial genome is much smaller and therefore easier to screen for specific mutations. It is also thought that the mtDNA content alterations found in blood samples might be able to serve as a screening marker for predicting future cancer susceptibility as well as tracking malignant tumor progression. Along with these potential helpful characteristics of mtDNA, it is also not under the control of the cell cycle and it is important for maintaining ATP generation and mitochondrial homeostasis. These characteristics make targeting mtDNA a practical therapeutic strategy.
Biological drugs based on monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have emerged as a preferred option for treating various cancer types, especially for blood cancer (leukemia).
The global oncology drugs market is expected to reach at $111.9 billion by 2020. Patent expiration of key cancer drugs such as Herceptin, Erbitux, Rituxan and Avastin, is expected to boost the growth of cancer biosimilars market by 2020. The biological therapies are expected to dominate the market by 2020, due to their high efficacy, target specific action and less toxicity. Blood cancer drugs market was the largest revenue generating segment in 2013 owing to the high cost of drugs (immunotherapies) used for the treatment of blood cancer.
Geographically, North America, dominates the market followed by Europe. North America accounted for about ~38% share in the overall oncology drugs market in 2013 owing to the heavy investments by multinational companies in research and development of cancer drugs. On the other hand, Asia-Pacific market would grow at the promising CAGR of 8.7% during the forecast period.
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