Abstract 541: Cadmium activates translationally controlled tumor protein (TCTP) and p38 MAPK as possible pathways for prostate cancer cell aggressiveness

@inproceedings{Munirathinam2012Abstract5C,
  title={Abstract 541: Cadmium activates translationally controlled tumor protein (TCTP) and p38 MAPK as possible pathways for prostate cancer cell aggressiveness},
  author={Gnasekar Munirathinam and Andr{\'e} A. Kajdacsy-Balla and Sushma Kaul and Andrei Scumpu and Terrie Kucynda and Purvi N. Patel and Michelle Zheng and Paul F Lindholm},
  year={2012}
}
Proceedings: AACR 103rd Annual Meeting 2012‐‐ Mar 31‐Apr 4, 2012; Chicago, IL Cadmium is a known cause of lung cancer, but in the prostate there is conflicting evidence for the role of cadmium as a causative agent in the prostate. Recent lines of evidence however suggest that cadmium overburden is associated with more aggressive prostate cancer. Since cadmium does not appear to cause direct genotoxic damage, its mechanism of action on cancer progression is not clear. Here we address the… CONTINUE READING

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