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Steroid Receptors in Prostate Cancer Development and Progression

  • Marco Marcelli
  • Nancy L. Weigel
  • Dolores J. Lamb
Part of the Contemporary Endocrinology book series (COE)

Abstract

The steroid receptor superfamily plays an important role in the development and maintenance of differentiated function in the prostate. Notably, androgens are required for the development of the prostate, the normal function of the prostate in the adult, and may play a role in the development of prostate cancer (PC) and progression of the disease. Nevertheless, other steroid receptors have also been implicated in the development and progression of PC.

Keywords

Prostate Cancer Androgen Receptor LNCaP Cell Steroid Receptor Human Prostate Cancer 
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