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Factors involved in cancer metastasis: a better understanding to “seed and soil” hypothesis

Overview of attention for article published in Molecular Cancer, December 2017
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Title
Factors involved in cancer metastasis: a better understanding to “seed and soil” hypothesis
Published in
Molecular Cancer, December 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12943-017-0742-4
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Authors

Qiang Liu, Hongfei Zhang, Xiaoli Jiang, Caiyun Qian, Zhuoqi Liu, Daya Luo

Abstract

Metastasis has intrigued researchers for more than 100 years. Despite the development of technologies and therapeutic strategies, metastasis is still the major cause of cancer-related death until today. The famous "seed and soil" hypothesis is widely cited and accepted, and it still provides significant instructions in cancer research until today. To our knowledge, there are few reviews that comprehensively and correlatively focus on both the seed and soil factors involved in cancer metastasis; moreover, despite the fact that increasingly underlying mechanisms and concepts have been defined recently, previous perspectives are appealing but may be limited. Hence, we reviewed factors involved in cancer metastasis, including both seed and soil factors. By integrating new concepts with the classic hypothesis, we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of the "seed and soil" hypothesis and to conceptualize the framework for understanding factors involved in cancer metastasis. Based on a dynamic overview of this field, we also discuss potential implications for future research and clinical therapeutic strategies.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 141 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 34 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 16%
Student > Master 16 11%
Researcher 15 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 10%
Other 16 11%
Unknown 23 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 48 34%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 6 4%
Engineering 5 4%
Other 15 11%
Unknown 32 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 July 2020.
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#2,478,620
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Outputs from Molecular Cancer
#101
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#79,853
of 412,351 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Molecular Cancer
#6
of 130 outputs
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