Cancer gets the Chk'ered flag

Liu Cao, Toren Finkel

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Abstract

Certain oncogenes seem to be able to trigger cellular senescence and growth arrest, thereby holding cancer at bay. Two new studies suggest that oncogenes trigger senescence through activation of a pathway initially described as sensing DNA damage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1354-1356
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Volume12
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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    Cao, L., & Finkel, T. (2006). Cancer gets the Chk'ered flag. Nature Medicine, 12(12), 1354-1356. https://doi.org/10.1038/nm1206-1354