Role of exosomes in diagnosis and therapy of prostate cancerJournal: I.P. Pavlov Russian Medical Biological Herald (Vol.28, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2020-09-30
Authors : Fontana F. Babenko O.A.;
Page : 399-405
Keywords : exosomes; prostate cancer; prostate carcinoma;
Aim of this letter is to attract the attention of journal readers to the study of exosomes as an important direction in the development of Oncology, in particular, in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Exosomes are produced by tumor cells and regulate proliferation, metastasis, and the development of chemoresistance. Their extraction from biological fluids allows further use of these vesicles as potential biomarkers of prostate cancer. In the future, exosomes can be successfully used in the delivery of drugs and other anti-tumor substances to cancer cells.
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