Featured Article: Salinomycin, as an autophagy modulator -- a new avenue to anticancer: a review
The anticancer effects of Salinomycin have gained much interest in recent years due to the fact that Salinomycin has been shown to suppress metastasis, provoke cell death and inhibit proliferation of cancer stem cells both in vivo and in vitro without causing any adverse side effects, potentially making it a promising chemotherapeutic drug.
In this review, J. Jiang et al. discuss and summarize the research concerning how the process of autophagy exhibits a fundamental role in the anticancer effects of Salinomycin.
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Call for papers: Translational oncology
We are pleased to announce that a number of BioMed Central journals have come together to create a new cross-journal series on translational oncology.
Guest Edited by Prof Tommaso Dragani (Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Italy), the series is now accepting submissions of research articles that provide important developments in cancer research. Preclinical studies should provide a significant advance in knowledge, and have clear potential for strong clinical impact. For more information on the series, please click here to visit the series page.
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