CANCER Final act of senescence

ArticleinNature 479(7374):481-2 · November 2011with1 Read
Impact Factor: 41.46 · DOI: 10.1038/479481a · Source: PubMed


    Damaged cells can initiate cancer. To avert this, faulty cells disable
    their own propagation by undergoing senescence. But for full protection
    against liver cancer, the senescent cells must be cleared by the immune
    system. See Letter p.547