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Figure 1 | Breast Cancer Research

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From: Host microenvironment in breast cancer development Inflammatory and immune cells in tumour angiogenesis and arteriogenesis

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Inflammatory cells are recruited by tumours and play a supporting role during tumour progression, promoting tumour expansion by stimulating angiogenesis and arteriogenesis, and tumour metastasis through lymphangiogenesis. bFGF, basic fibroblast growth factor; CSF, colony-stimulating factor; MCP, macrophage chemoattractant protein; MMP, matrix metalloprotease; TGF, transforming growth factor; TNF, tumour necrosis factor; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.

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