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Article title: Hepatic thermal injury promotes colorectal cancer engraftment in C57/black 6 mice

Authors: Alison L. Halpern, J. Gregory Fitz, Yuki Fujiwara, Jeniann Yi, Aimee L. Anderson, Yuwen Zhu, Richard D. Schulick, Karim C. El Kasmi, Carlton C. Barnett Jr.

From the authors: "In the current study, a mouse model was utilized to demonstrate that hepatic thermal injury (HTI) promotes tumor engraftment or recurrence not only at the site of injury, but also at more remote sites not directly subjected to HTI."

Journal Link: American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology