The molecular basis of prostate cancer

A Yvonne Olsson, Colin S Cooper

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Cancer involves accumulation of genetic alterations. This review highlights the alterations in control pathways for cell division, development, DNA repair, angiogenesis and cell death that are believed to be key players in the development of prostate cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)612-6
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005


  • Apoptosis
  • DNA Repair
  • Hedgehog Proteins
  • Histones
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mitosis
  • Oncogene Proteins
  • Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-akt
  • Receptors, Androgen
  • Retinoblastoma Protein
  • Trans-Activators
  • Transcription Factors
  • Wnt Proteins

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