pSTAT3 + Reactive Astrocytes Promote Brain Metastasis

Minhong Shen, Yibin Kang

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The tumor microenvironment contains heterogeneous populations of stromal cells with important roles in cancer progression and metastasis. In a recent study published in Nature Medicine, pSTAT3 + reactive astrocytes were found to promote brain metastasis by altering the tumor microenvironment, and represent a promising target for the treatment of brain metastasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)733-735
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology


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