Dimas C Belisario

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Invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) of the breast is a distinct and aggressive variant of luminal type B breast cancer that does not respond to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. It is characterized by small pseudopapillary clusters of cancer cells with inverted cell polarity. To investigate whether hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) activation may be related(More)
The widely used anticholesterolemic drugs statins decrease the synthesis of cholesterol and the isoprenylation and activity of small G-proteins such as Ras and Rho, the effectors of which are often critical in cell proliferation. Thanks to this property, it has been hypothesized that statins may have anti-tumor activities. We investigated this issue in(More)
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