The EMT regulator slug and lung carcinogenesis.

@article{Shih2011TheER,
  title={The EMT regulator slug and lung carcinogenesis.},
  author={Jin-Yuan Shih and Pan-Chyr Yang},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={1299-304}
}
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Cancer metastasis and resistance to treatment (including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy) are two major causes for the poor survival of lung cancer patients. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is involved in cancer cell invasion, resistance to apoptosis and stem cell features. The process of EMT is controlled by a group of transcriptional factors, zinc finger proteins and basic helix-loop-helix factors. Signaling… CONTINUE READING
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