DNA damage response and prostate cancer: defects, regulation and therapeutic implications

@article{Karanika2014DNADR,
  title={DNA damage response and prostate cancer: defects, regulation and therapeutic implications},
  author={Styliani Karanika and Theodoros Karantanos and Likun Li and Paul Gettys Corn and Timothy C. Thompson},
  journal={Oncogene},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={2815 - 2822}
}
DNA damage response (DDR) includes the activation of numerous cellular activities that prevent duplication of DNA lesions and maintain genomic integrity, which is critical for the survival of normal and cancer cells. Specific genes involved in the DDR such as BRCA1/2 and P53 are mutated during prostate cancer progression, while various oncogenic signaling such as Akt and c-Myc are activated, enhancing the replication stress and increasing the genomic instability of cancer cells. These events… 
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