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Liver Cancer

Cannabinoid WIN55, 212-2 induces cell cycle arrest and inhibits the proliferation and migration of human BEL7402 hepatocellular carcinoma cells.

By | Cancer, Liver Cancer

Authors: Dacai Xu, Jianglin Wang, Zhenkang Zhou, Zhiwei He, Qing Zhao
Molecular Medicine Reports, December 2015

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the leading cause of cancer-associated mortality worldwide; however, only limited therapeutic treatments are currently available. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids as novel therapeutic targets in HCC. In additi…

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Anti-tumoral action of cannabinoids on hepatocellular carcinoma: role of AMPK-dependent activation of autophagy.

By | Liver Cancer, Research Articles

Authors: D. Vara, M. Salazar, N. Olea-Herrero, M. Guzmán, G. Velasco, I. Díaz-Laviada
Cell Death and Differentiation, July 2011

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third cause of cancer-related death worldwide. When these tumors are in advanced stages, few therapeutic options are available. Therefore, it is essential to search for new treatments to fight this disease. In this study, we investigated t…

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