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Figure 4 | Breast Cancer Research

Figure 4

From: Critical research gaps and translational priorities for the successful prevention and treatment of breast cancer

Figure 4

Microenvironmental influences on breast cancer. Breast cancer biology, progression and response to therapy is influenced at many levels from epigenetic effects on gene expression (for example methylation) through soluble and cell-mediated stromal interactions, intratumoural inflammatory and angiogenic components, hypoxia, host endocrinological and immunological status through to exposure to multiple agents in the environment in which we live.

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