The tumor microenvironment contains heterogeneous populations of stromal cells with important roles in cancer progression and metastasis. In a recent study published in Nature Medicine, pSTAT3 + reactive astrocytes were found to promote brain metastasis by altering the tumor microenvironment, and represent a promising target for the treatment of brain metastasis.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Medicine
- Molecular Biology