Tumor location and nature of lymphatic vessels are key determinants of cancer metastasis
Ramin Shayan, Rachael Inder, Tara Karnezis, Carol Caesar, Karri Paavonen, Mark W Ashton, G Bruce Mann, G Ian Taylor, Marc G Achen, Steven A Stacker
CLINICAL & EXPERIMENTAL METASTASIS | SPRINGER | Published : 2013
The authors thank M. Kesar and staff at the Animal Facility at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne, for assistance with mouse experiments; M. Francois for provision of NG2 antibody; J. Taylor for assistance in generating figures; Y. Zhang for histology services; S. Cody for assistance with imaging; and A. Burgess and M. Hibbs for critical reading of this manuscript. Animal experiments and treatment of archived human tissue samples were in accordance with NH&MRC guidelines. This work was funded partly by a Program Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NH&MRC). SAS and MGA are supported by Senior Research Fellowships from the NH&MRC. SAS would like to acknowledge the support of the Pfizer Australia Fellowship. RS is supported by the Raelene Boyle Sporting Chance Foundation and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Foundation Scholarship, and the RACS Surgeon Scientist Program. This work was supported by funds from the Operational Infrastructure Support Program provided by the Victorian Government, Australia.