The new kid on the block(ade) of the IGF-1 receptor

Derek LeRoith, Lee Helman

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The insulin-like growth factors (IGF) system, and particularly the IGF-1 receptor, has recently become the subject of major interest in the arena of cancer research. Its involvement in cancer cell growth and survival makes the system an excellent target as potential adjunct therapy to standard chemotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-202
Number of pages2
JournalCancer cell
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Research


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