Inflammation and Cancer: IL-6 and STAT3 Complete the Link Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Inflammation
  • Interleukin-6
  • STAT3 Transcription Factor

abstract

  • There is growing evidence that tumors are sustained and promoted by inflammatory signals from the surrounding microenvironment. Two papers by Grivennikov et al. and Bollrath et al. in this issue of Cancer Cell demonstrate the importance of the interleukin-6 family of proinflammatory cytokines and their downstream effector STAT3 in colitis-associated colon cancer.

publication date

  • February 3, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ccr.2009.01.009

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 79

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 15

number

  • 2