Aspetti neuroendocrini del tumore della prostata: Stato dell'arte

Translated title of the contribution: Neuroendocrine pathways of prostate cancer: Present focus

Giacinto Turitto, Adele Frattolillo, Patrizia Iodice, Annunziata Auriemma, Annamaria Tortoriello, Maria Di Grazia, Rosario Vincenzo Iaffaioli

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Abstract

Neuroendocrine (NE) differentiation in prostate cancer has received much attention recently because it has been found to be associated with androgen independence and shortened patient survival in some studies. The present review focuses on morphogenics origins of NE cells, growth properties and the androgen receptor status and relationship between NE-secreted products and regulation of angiogenesis and apoptosis.

Translated title of the contributionNeuroendocrine pathways of prostate cancer: Present focus
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)568-572
Number of pages5
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Volume94
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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