Linking inflammation and neuroendocrine differentiation: The role of macrophage migration inhibitory factor-mediated signaling in prostate cancer

Rosalinda M. Savoy, Paramita M Ghosh

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Abstract

A new paper by Tawadros et al. in Endocrine-Related Cancer demonstrates a link between macrophage migration inhibitory factor and neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer. This paper may have implications in explaining the effect of prostatitis and chronic inflammation on the development of aggressive prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalEndocrine-Related Cancer
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2013

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Keywords

  • Inflammation
  • Macrophage migration inhibitory factor
  • Neuroendocrine differentiation
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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