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[How tumors partner with the brain ?]
Magnon C
Roadmap for the Emerging Field of Cancer Neuroscience
Monje M, Borniger JC, D'Silva NJ, Deneen B, Dirks PB, Fattahi F, Frenette PS, Garzia L, Gutmann DH, Hanahan D, Hervey-Jumper SL, Hondermarck H, Hurov JB, Kepecs A, Knox SM, Lloyd AC, Magnon C, Saloman JL, Segal RA, Sloan EK, Sun X, Taylor MD, Tracey KJ, Trotman LC, Tuveson DA, Wang TC, White RA, Winkler F
Progenitors from the central nervous system drive neurogenesis in cancer
Mauffrey P, Tchitchek N, Barroca V, Bemelmans A, Firlej V, Allory Y, Romeo P-H & Magnon C.
Cholinergic Signals from the CNS Regulate G-CSF-Mediated HSC Mobilization from Bone Marrow via a Glucocorticoid Signaling Relay.
Pierce H, Zhang D, Magnon C, Lucas D, Christin JR, Huggins M, Schwartz GJ, Frenette PS.
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor off-target effect on nerve outgrowth promotes prostate cancer development.
Dobrenis K, Gauthier LR, Barroca V, Magnon C
Role of the autonomic nervous system in tumorigenesis and metastasis
Magnon C

Major publications
Progenitors from the central nervous system drive neurogenesis in cancer.

Mauffrey PTchitchek NBarroca VBemelmans AFirlej VAllory Y, Romeo P-H & Magnon C.

Nature, may 2019 (569), 672-678

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Nerve cells from the brain invade prostate tumours Schafer S. T. & Gage F. H. Nature News and views (may 15,  2019)

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Nervous tumours Dart A. Nat Rev Cancer. 2019 May 28

​Autonomic nerve development contributes to prostate cancer progression.

​Magnon C, Hall, S, Lin, J, Xue, X, Gerber, L, Freedland, SJ, Frenette PS.

Science. 341(6142):1236361. 2013​

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Cancer Prostate cancer takes nerve. Isaacs JTScience. 341(6142):134-5. 2013
Prostate cancer progression attributed to autonomic nerve development: potential for therapeutic prevention of localized and metastatic disease. Fernandez EV, Price DK, Figg WDCancer Biol Ther. 14(11). 2013
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Nerve growth stimulates prostate cancer. Ledford HJuly 11 2013. Nature News. 2013
Tumour microenvironment: Tumours have a lot of nerve. Seton-Rogers SNat Rev Cancer. 13(9):608-9. 2013
Prostate Cancer: A role for neoneurogenesis in tumor progression? Payton SNat Rev Urol. 10(9):491. 2013
Urological cancer: Nerves linked to prostate cancer. Kirk RNat Rev Clin Oncol. 10(9):487. 2013
Prostate cancers get nerved up. Wehrwein P. Cancer Discov. 3(9): OF2. 2013
Autonomic nerve development contributes to prostate cancer progression. Bauman J. and McVary K. Asian J Androl. (9):1-2. 2013
Does the autonomic nervous sytem contribute to the initiation and progression of prostate cancer? Ventura S. and Evans BA. Asian J Androl. (10). 2013
Tumor and microenvironment innervation drives prostate cancer progression. Breaking advances by Cancer Research EditorsCancer Res. 2013. 73(19):5848.

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