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Prostate cancer signal reawakens 'sleeper agent' cells in bones
Date:1/29/2014

the study used prostate cancer cells that had been engineered to overproduce RANKL. The next step is to see if other cells known to produce RANKL may also be able to recruit dormant cells to colonise bone tissue.

"We are currently embarking into clinical research with human patients," said lead researcher and postdoctoral fellow Chia-Yi (Gina) Chu, PhD. "Though more work must be done to understand how RANKL reprograms dormant cells to become cancerous, we look forward to examining its influence on promoting metastasis and secondary tumours."

Each year, a quarter of a million men die from prostate cancer worldwide (1). Bones are the most common site of prostate cancer metastases and are typically lethal in 72 percent of cases based on a five year survival rate (2). "If we can prevent prostate cancer metastasis to bone we would significantly enhance patient quality of life and increase survival rates," added Chu.


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