TGF-β is long considered a "protean" cytokine in cancer, changing its role from anti- to pro-tumorigenic in a context-dependent manner. In this issue of Cell, David et al. use mouse models of pancreatic cancer to shed light on the mechanistic basis of how TGF-β-induced EMT is coupled to either apoptosis or tumor progression.
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