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Cancers 2016, 8(1), 13;

Cell Proliferation in Neuroblastoma

Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
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Academic Editor: Vita Golubovskaya
Received: 20 November 2015 / Revised: 5 January 2016 / Accepted: 8 January 2016 / Published: 12 January 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cancer Cell Proliferation)
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Neuroblastoma, the most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood, continues to carry a dismal prognosis for children diagnosed with advanced stage or relapsed disease. This review focuses upon factors responsible for cell proliferation in neuroblastoma including transcription factors, kinases, and regulators of the cell cycle. Novel therapeutic strategies directed toward these targets in neuroblastoma are discussed. View Full-Text
Keywords: neuroblastoma; MYCN; kinases; cell cycle check point inhibitors neuroblastoma; MYCN; kinases; cell cycle check point inhibitors
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Stafman, L.L.; Beierle, E.A. Cell Proliferation in Neuroblastoma. Cancers 2016, 8, 13.

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