Par(-4)oxysm in Breast Cancer

Tripti Shrestha-Bhattarai, Nikhil Hebbar, Vivek M. Rangnekar

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Women suffering from breast cancer often succumb to incurable recurrent disease resulting from therapy-resistant cancer cells. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Alvarez and colleagues identify downregulation of the tumor suppressor Par-4 as the key determinant in apoptosis evasion, which leads to tumor recurrence in breast cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-5
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 8 2013

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by a KLCR grant and NIH/NCI grant CA060872 (to V.M.R.).

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Research


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