Neuropilin 1 is important in NSCLC

Jones, Tim
February 2008
Thorax;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p121
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significance of Neuropilin 1 (NRP1) in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A study was conducted among patients undergoing NSCLC surgery at the National Taiwan University Hospital. Researchers concluded that NRP1 is an independent calculation of cancer relapse and poor survival in patients having NSCLC. They also inferred that when NRP1 signalling is prevented, it can hold back tumorigenesis, cancer invasion and angiogenesis.


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