B16-F10: A Murine Melanoma Model

Skin cancers include carcinomas of all layers of the skin with the most common being basal cell (BCC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (Merkel cell carcinoma, Kaposi sarcoma, cutaneous lymphoma and other sarcomas) are much less common.  Of all the skin cancer types, melanoma is a serious form of skin […]

Modeling Liver Cancer with Syngeneic Hepa 1-6: An Update

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) affects over one million people globally and is currently the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the world.[1] Worldwide, there are 800,000 new diagnoses and 700,000 patient deaths each year. The incidence of HCC is highest in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa due to high prevalence of hepatitis B and C […]

LL/2: An Immunosuppressive Murine Tumor Model

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States and is, by far, the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. In 2019, the American Cancer Society estimates that 228,150 new cases of lung cancer (116,440 in men and 111,710 in women) will […]

PyMT – A Transplantable Murine Model of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer remains one of the most prolific and life-threatening diseases among women worldwide. According to the American Cancer Society, among US women in 2017, there were approximately 253,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer resulting in 41,000 deaths.[1] Approximately 6-10% of new breast cancer cases (15,000-25,000) are diagnosed as metastatic (Stage IV). However, it […]

MB49 – A Bladder Cancer Murine Tumor Model

Bladder cancer is one of the most frequent cancers of the urinary tract, accounting for about 80,000 new cases and 18,000 deaths in the United States in 2018, according to the National Cancer Society. Typically, patients with bladder cancer have limited surgical or treatment options. Traditional chemotherapeutics are ineffective, and surgery is often used to […]