• Exploration of Targeted Anti-tumor Therapy

    eISSN: 2692-3114
    EiC: Nicola Normanno, MD, Istituto Nazionale Tumori-IRCCS-Fondazione G. Pascale
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    Peer Review Model: Single Blind
    Indexing & Archiving: Scopus (Newly Accepted Mar. 2022), DOAJ, CAS, etc
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    Myeloid cell leukemia-1: a formidable barrier to anticancer therapeutics and the quest of targeting it
    The antiapoptotic B cell lymphoma-2 (Bcl-2) family members are apical regulators of the intrinsic pathway of apoptosis that orchestrate mitochondrial outer membrane permeabilization (MOMP) through i [...] Read more.
    Prasad Sulkshane, Tanuja Teni
    Published: May 24, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:278–296
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00083
    This article belongs to the special issue The Role of Bcl-2 Family Proteins in Cancer Progression and Their Relevance to Cancer Therapy
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    Antibody-drug conjugates: beyond current approvals and potential future strategies
    The recent approvals for antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) in multiple malignancies in recent years have fuelled the ongoing development of this class of drugs. These novel agents combine the benefits [...] Read more.
    Siddharth Menon ... Hui K. Gan
    Published: April 28, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:252–277
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00082
    This article belongs to the special issue Antibody-Drug Conjugates
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    Endocrine resistant breast cancer: brain metastasis
    Endocrine resistant breast cancer metastasis continues to serve as a significant clinical challenge with high morbidity and mortality for patients. As the number of breast cancer cases continues to  [...] Read more.
    Matthew Willman ... Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Published: April 26, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:240–251
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00081
    This article belongs to the special issue Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer
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    The importance of targeting signalling mechanisms of the SLC39A family of zinc transporters to inhibit endocrine resistant breast cancer
    Aim: Zinc is a key secondary messenger that can regulate multiple signalling pathways within cancer cells, thus its levels need to be strictly controlled. The Zrt, Irt-like protein (ZIP, SLC39A)  [...] Read more.
    Samuel Jones ... Kathryn M. Taylor
    Published: April 26, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:224–239
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00080
    This article belongs to the special issue Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer
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    Genomic alterations in cholangiocarcinoma: clinical significance and relevance to therapy
    Improving the survival of patients with cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) has long proved challenging, although the treatment of this disease nowadays is on advancement. The historical invariability of survi [...] Read more.
    Marianeve Carotenuto ... Nicola Normanno
    Published: April 26, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:200–223
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00079
    This article belongs to the special issue Precision Medicine for Cholangiocarcinoma
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    Role of PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway in mediating endocrine resistance: concept to clinic
    The majority of breast cancers express the estrogen receptor (ER) and for this group of patients, endocrine therapy is the cornerstone of systemic treatment. However, drug resistance is common and a [...] Read more.
    Aglaia Skolariki ... Simon Lord
    Published: April 24, 2022 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2022;3:172–199
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2022.00078
    This article belongs to the special issue Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer
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    Current strategies for the design of PROTAC linkers: a critical review
    PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras (PROTACs) are heterobifunctional molecules consisting of two ligands; an “anchor” to bind to an E3 ubiquitin ligase and a “warhead”  [...] Read more.
    Robert I. Troup ... Matthias G. J. Baud
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:273–312
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    The impact of tumour pH on cancer progression: strategies for clinical intervention
    Dysregulation of cellular pH is frequent in solid tumours and provides potential opportunities for therapeutic intervention. The acidic microenvironment within a tumour can promote migration, invasi [...] Read more.
    Carol Ward ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:71–100
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00005
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    Development of PROTACs to address clinical limitations associated with BTK-targeted kinase inhibitors
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a common form of leukemia and is dependent on growth-promoting signaling via the B-cell receptor. The Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) is an important mediator of B-cell  [...] Read more.
    Rachael Arthur ... Graham Packham
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:131–152
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00009
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Inhibitors of the Fanconi anaemia pathway as potential antitumour agents for ovarian cancer
    The Fanconi anaemia (FA) pathway is an important mechanism for cellular DNA damage repair, which functions to remove toxic DNA interstrand crosslinks. This is particularly relevant in the context of [...] Read more.
    Sarah J Taylor ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:26–52
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00003
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    Targeted inhibition of mRNA translation initiation factors as a novel therapeutic strategy for mature B-cell neoplasms
    Cancer development is frequently associated with dysregulation of mRNA translation to enhance both increased global protein synthesis and translation of specific mRNAs encoding oncoproteins. Thus, t [...] Read more.
    Joe Taylor ... Graham Packham
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:3–25
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00002
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    Colorectal cancer genomic biomarkers in the clinical management of patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma
    Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is an heterogeneous disease in which different genetic alterations play a role in its pathogenesis and progression and offer potential for therapeutic intervention. The re [...] Read more.
    Anna Maria Rachiglio ... Nicola Normanno
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:53–70
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00004
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    Current strategies for the design of PROTAC linkers: a critical review
    PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras (PROTACs) are heterobifunctional molecules consisting of two ligands; an “anchor” to bind to an E3 ubiquitin ligase and a “warhead”  [...] Read more.
    Robert I. Troup ... Matthias G. J. Baud
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:273–312
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    The impact of tumour pH on cancer progression: strategies for clinical intervention
    Dysregulation of cellular pH is frequent in solid tumours and provides potential opportunities for therapeutic intervention. The acidic microenvironment within a tumour can promote migration, invasi [...] Read more.
    Carol Ward ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:71–100
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00005
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    Development of PROTACs to address clinical limitations associated with BTK-targeted kinase inhibitors
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a common form of leukemia and is dependent on growth-promoting signaling via the B-cell receptor. The Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) is an important mediator of B-cell  [...] Read more.
    Rachael Arthur ... Graham Packham
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:131–152
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00009
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    PROTACs are effective in addressing the platelet toxicity associated with BCL-XL inhibitors
    BCL-XL is an anti-apoptotic protein that plays an important role in tumorigenesis, metastasis, and intrinsic or therapy-induced cancer drug resistance. More recently, BCL-XL has also been identified [...] Read more.
    Peiyi Zhang ... Guangrong Zheng
    Published: August 31, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:259–272
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00017
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Novel approaches for the rational design of PROTAC linkers
    Proteolysis targeting chimeras (PROTACs) represent a promising class of hetero-bivalent molecules that facilitate ubiquitination of a target protein by simultaneously binding and bringing together b [...] Read more.
    Almaz Zagidullin ... Emil Bulatov
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:381–390
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00023
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
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    Targeting HER2 in breast cancer: new drugs and paradigms on the horizon
    About 15–20% of all breast cancers (BCs) are defined human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive, based on the overexpression of HER2 protein and/or amplification [...] Read more.
    Paolo Tarantino ... Giuseppe Curigliano
    Published: April 30, 2021 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2021;2:139–155
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2021.00037
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    Current strategies for the design of PROTAC linkers: a critical review
    PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras (PROTACs) are heterobifunctional molecules consisting of two ligands; an “anchor” to bind to an E3 ubiquitin ligase and a “warhead”  [...] Read more.
    Robert I. Troup ... Matthias G. J. Baud
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:273–312
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
    View:11838
    Download:1653
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    Review
    The impact of tumour pH on cancer progression: strategies for clinical intervention
    Dysregulation of cellular pH is frequent in solid tumours and provides potential opportunities for therapeutic intervention. The acidic microenvironment within a tumour can promote migration, invasi [...] Read more.
    Carol Ward ... Simon P Langdon
    Published: April 28, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:71–100
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00005
    View:8492
    Download:461
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    Review
    Development of PROTACs to address clinical limitations associated with BTK-targeted kinase inhibitors
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a common form of leukemia and is dependent on growth-promoting signaling via the B-cell receptor. The Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) is an important mediator of B-cell  [...] Read more.
    Rachael Arthur ... Graham Packham
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:131–152
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00009
    This article belongs to the special issue Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (PROTAC)
    View:5093
    Download:216
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    Review
    Targeted inhibition of mRNA translation initiation factors as a novel therapeutic strategy for mature B-cell neoplasms
    Cancer development is frequently associated with dysregulation of mRNA translation to enhance both increased global protein synthesis and translation of specific mRNAs encoding oncoproteins. Thus, t [...] Read more.
    Joe Taylor ... Graham Packham
    Published: February 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:3–25
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00002
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    Role of liquid biopsy for thoracic cancers immunotherapy
    Immunotherapy has shifted the therapeutic landscape in thoracic cancers. However, assessment of biomarkers for patient selection and disease monitoring remain challenging, especially considering the [...] Read more.
    Raimondo Di Liello ... Paloma Martín-Martorell
    Published: June 29, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:183–199
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00012
    This article belongs to the special issue Liquid Biopsy in Thoracic Cancer
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    Potential of guggulsterone, a farnesoid X receptor antagonist, in the prevention and treatment of cancer
    Cancer is one of the most dreadful diseases in the world with a mortality of 9.6 million annually. Despite the advances in diagnosis and treatment during the last couple of decades, it still remains [...] Read more.
    Sosmitha Girisa ... Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara
    Published: October 30, 2020 Explor Target Antitumor Ther. 2020;1:313–342
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/etat.2020.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy
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