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Erythropoietin stimulates growth and STAT5 phosphorylation in human prostate epithelial and prostate cancer cells.

Authors
  • Feldman, Laurie
  • Wang, Yuxun
  • Rhim, Johng S
  • Bhattacharya, Nandita
  • Loda, Massimo
  • Sytkowski, Arthur J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Prostate
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2006
Volume
66
Issue
2
Pages
135–145
Identifiers
PMID: 16161153
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Human prostatic epithelial cells and prostate cancer cells express functional EpoR, and Epo serves as a growth factor for these cells. These results have implications for our understanding of normal prostatic growth and development and of the pathobiology of human prostate cancer.

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