Cancer therapy finds a solid target

Secko, David
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/2/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 3, p246
Academic Journal
Reports on a study conducted by Roberto Chiarle and colleagues which points the finger at the oncogene signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) as a promising target for the development of a broad anticancer therapy. Information on STAT3; Role played by STAT3 in the development of anaplastic large-cell lymphomas; Methodology used by the researchers to determine if blocking the activation of STAT3 could have a therapeutic effect.


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