Crossroads of Signaling Pathways

Chapter

Abstract

As studies on PC progression continue to uncover a growing number of crosstalks and co-occurrences of mutations and epigenetic alterations, new drugs are getting approved bringing significant changes in the treatment paradigm of these tumors.

This chapter recapitulates the best known examples of molecular interactions potentially targetable to achieve these therapeutic evolutionary changes, to allow a better control of PC which, in 2012 alone, has still killed more than 28,000 men, in USA (Siegel et al, CA Cancer J Clin, 62:10–29, 2012; El-Amm, Aragon-Ching, Ther Adv Med Oncol, 5(1):25–40, 2013).

Keywords

Prostate Cancer Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Prostate Tumor Prostate Epithelial Cell Ku80 Expression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Pathology Section, Faculty of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Naples “Federico II”NaplesItaly

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