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The insulin-like growth factor system as a therapeutic target in colorectal cancer.

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The purpose of this review is to examine recent evidence that investigates the role of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system in colorectal cancer. We concentrate on the evidence that makes the case for the investigation of strategies that might be used to disrupt the IGF system in prevention and treatment. Even though the weight of evidence suggests that components of the IGF system may be appropriate targets, there are a lack of studies that make a systematic characterisation of all th...

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10.1093/annonc/mdf096

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
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Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
349-356
Publication date:
2002-03-01
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
Language:
English
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pubs:178083
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uuid:cbe93143-cf93-40b9-baa9-928ebea543d8
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pubs:178083
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178083
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2014-05-13

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