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Cancer discovery DOI:10.1158/2159-8290.CD-12-0012

Circumventing cancer drug resistance in the era of personalized medicine.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsGarraway, LA, Jänne, PA
JournalCancer discovery
Volume2
Issue3
Pages214-26
Date Published2012/03/01
ISSN2159-8274
Abstract

All successful cancer therapies are limited by the development of drug resistance. The increase in the understanding of the molecular and biochemical bases of drug efficacy has also facilitated studies elucidating the mechanism(s) of drug resistance. Experimental approaches that can help predict the eventual clinical drug resistance, coupled with the evolution of systematic genomic and proteomic technologies, are rapidly identifying novel resistance mechanisms. In this review, we provide a historical background on drug resistance and a framework for understanding the common ways by which cancers develop resistance to targeted therapies. We further discuss advantages and disadvantages of experimental strategies that can be used to identify drug resistance mechanism(s).

URLhttp://cancerdiscovery.aacrjournals.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=22585993
DOI10.1158/2159-8290.CD-12-0012
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22585993?dopt=Abstract