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CANCER METABOLISM

Genetics of lipid metabolism in prostate cancer

Dysregulated lipid metabolism is a prominent feature of prostate cancers. Two papers in this issue identify novel genomic drivers of lipid metabolism in prostate cancer and provide implications for the subtyping and treatment of the disease.

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Fig. 1: Schematic diagram showing two genomic drivers of aberrant lipid metabolism contributing to tumor growth and metastasis in prostate cancer (CaP).

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Poulose, N., Amoroso, F., Steele, R. et al. Genetics of lipid metabolism in prostate cancer. Nat Genet 50, 169–171 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-017-0037-0

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