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Bioinspired Microphysiological Systems for in vitro Elucidation of Prostate Tumorigenic Progression and Application in Pre-clinical Therapeutic Evaluation 

Habbit, Nicole (2022-12-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Contrary to conventional belief, prostate cancer tumors are not merely uniform clusters of cancerous cells that undergo uncontrollable growth and migrate indiscriminately throughout the body. Instead, the prostatic tumor ...

Tissue Engineered Cancer Models for in vitro Recapitulation of the Native Tumor Microenvironment 

Habbit, Nicole (2018-07-18)
Despite having been first documented over 5000 years ago, cancer remains one of the most prevalent and lethal diseases to plague the human race to date. According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly half of Americans ...