The Not-so-Skinny on Muscle Cancer

Ken Kikuchi, Charles Keller

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    The childhood cancer embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma can arise in tissue without skeletal muscle elements. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Hatley and colleagues report that non-skeletal muscle progenitors can be a cell of origin for Sonic Hedgehog-driven embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in an adipocyte-restricted conditional mouse model.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)421-422
    Number of pages2
    JournalCancer Cell
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Oct 16 2012

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Oncology
    • Cell Biology
    • Cancer Research


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