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Science 317 (5834): 51-52

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sex, Cytokines, and Cancer

Toby Lawrence, Thorsten Hagemann, Frances Balkwill

A cell signaling protein associated with the innate immune response is linked to a pathway that supports cancer progression.

The authors are in the Centre for Translational Oncology, Institute of Cancer, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK. E-mail: frances.balkwill{at}

Cyclophosphamide Induces Differentiation of Th17 Cells in Cancer Patients.
S. Viaud, C. Flament, M. Zoubir, P. Pautier, A. LeCesne, V. Ribrag, J.-C. Soria, V. Marty, P. Vielh, C. Robert, et al. (2011)
Cancer Res. 71, 661-665
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Sex-Modified Effect of Hepatitis B Virus Infection on Mortality From Primary Liver Cancer.
N. Wang, Y. Zheng, X. Yu, W. Lin, Y. Chen, and Q. Jiang (2009)
Am. J. Epidemiol. 169, 990-995
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Regulation of macrophage function in tumors: the multifaceted role of NF-{kappa}B.
T. Hagemann, S. K. Biswas, T. Lawrence, A. Sica, and C. E. Lewis (2009)
Blood 113, 3139-3146
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Identification of Genes that May Play Critical Roles in Phenobarbital (PB)-Induced Liver Tumorigenesis due to Altered DNA Methylation.
J. M. Phillips and J. I. Goodman (2008)
Toxicol. Sci. 104, 86-99
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The Soluble {alpha} Chain of Interleukin-15 Receptor: A Proinflammatory Molecule Associated with Tumor Progression in Head and Neck Cancer.
C. Badoual, G. Bouchaud, N. E. H. Agueznay, E. Mortier, S. Hans, A. Gey, F. Fernani, S. Peyrard, P. L. -Puig, P. Bruneval, et al. (2008)
Cancer Res. 68, 3907-3914
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