The Role of Focal Adhesion Kinase in Lung Cancer
Grace K. Dy.
Focal adhesion kinase (FAK) is a nonreceptor tyrosine kinase implicated in carcinogenesis through its pleitropic effects on cell
proliferation, survival and metastasis. This article provides a summary of the existing data implicating FAK in lung cancer.
Keywords: Focal adhesion kinase, Metastasis, Small cell lung cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Prognosis
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