26th Pezcoller Symposium: Cancers driven by hormones

Myles Brown, Arul Chinnaiyan, Antonella Farsetti, David M. Livingston, Massimo Loda, Roland Schuele, Enrico Mihich

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Abstract

This symposium was held in Trento, Italy, on June 19-21, 2014, and was focused on advances in biology, physiology, and pathology of neoplasms affected by hormones, especially breast and prostate cancers. The stem cell function, the genetic and epigenetic interactions with hormones, the mechanisms of estrogen receptor transcription, biochemical markers and therapeutic targets in breast cancer, promotion of breast cancer carcinogenesis by progesterone, the basis for prostate cancer progression and the relevance of DNA repair processes, androgen receptor programming during prostate carcinogenesis, the metabolic stress role in tumor survival, and the diagnostic use of imaging in prostate cancer were discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1177-1180
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Research
Volume75
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Medicine(all)

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