Cancer gets the Chk'ered flag

Liu Cao, Toren Finkel

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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
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Medicine


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