Glucocorticoid receptor-mediated apoptosis: mechanisms of resistance in cancer cells.

@article{Schlossmacher2011GlucocorticoidRA,
  title={Glucocorticoid receptor-mediated apoptosis: mechanisms of resistance in cancer cells.},
  author={George Schlossmacher and Adam Stevens and Anne R White},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={211 1},
  pages={17-25}
}
Glucocorticoids (Gcs) are commonly used to treat patients suffering from a wide range of cancers. Their main therapeutic role is based on Gc receptor (GR)-mediated mechanisms that trigger cell death but this varies depending on the cancer type. This review aims to provide an overview of the mechanisms of Gc-induced cell death and more importantly the changes in GR that lead to resistance to Gc treatment in cancer. The three main cancer types, which are susceptible to Gc resistance and therefore… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 66 extracted citations

Glucocorticoid receptor in cervical cancer: an immunhistochemical analysis

Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics • 2018
View 2 Excerpts

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 93 references

Competition between glucocorticoid receptor and NFkappaB for control of the human FasL promoter.

FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology • 2006
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Glucocorticoid-mediated apoptosis resistance of solid tumors.

Results and problems in cell differentiation • 2009
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…