Chapter 25. Apoptotic Cell Clearance by Macrophages: Relevance to Tumor Pathogenesis

  1. Prof. Dr. Klaus-Michael Debatin and
  2. PD Dr. Simone Fulda

Published Online: 26 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619665.ch25

Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts

Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts

How to Cite

Debatin, K.-M. and Fulda, S. (eds) (2006) Apoptotic Cell Clearance by Macrophages: Relevance to Tumor Pathogenesis, in Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy: From Cutting-edge Science to Novel Therapeutic Concepts, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619665.ch25

Editor Information

  1. Universitätsklinik für Kinder-und Jugendmedizin, Eythstr. 24, 89075, Ulm

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312375

Online ISBN: 9783527619665

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Keywords:

  • apoptotic cell;
  • malignant tumors;
  • macrophages;
  • anti-inflammatory effects;
  • oncogenesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Mechanisms and Consequences of Macrophage-mediated Clearance of Apoptotic Cells in Tumors

  • Relationships between Macrophages and Apoptotic Cells in Tumors

  • Hypothesis: Apoptosis as a Primary Oncogenic Event?