Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Cancer Agents)

Michelle Prudhomme  
Universite Blaise Pascal - C.N.R.S
Aubiere Cedex
France

Back

The Role of Focal Adhesion Kinase in Lung Cancer

Author(s): Grace K. Dy.

Abstract:

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

Order Reprints Order Eprints Rights & PermissionsPrintExport

Article Details

VOLUME: 13
ISSUE: 4
Page: [581 - 583]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1871520611313040007
Price: $58