Posted by: grokscience | February 4, 2015

Hormone Signals in Prostate Cancer

uch_039294-3Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in American men, with 1 in 6 men being diagnosed in their lifetime. On this episode, Edwin Reyes tells us about the role of the androgen receptor, which senses and responds to testosterone, in circulating tumor cells. He’ll discuss the implications for potential therapies as well as our understanding of the molecular basis for cancer.

Go hormones… 😉

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