Investigation of the Mechanisms of Ifit2 Depletion-Induced Cancer Cachexia in Head and Neck Cancer (Second-Year Extension)

  • Lai, Kuo-Chu (PI)
  • Hsieh, Chia Hsun (CoPI)
  • Yang, Cheng Han (CoPI)

Project: National Science and Technology CouncilNational Science and Technology Council Academic Grants

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惡病質的發展在不同的癌症中有所不同。約有42% 新診斷的頭頸癌病患已發生惡病質,有體重減輕、倦怠無力、厭食、貧血、虛弱等症狀。癌症惡病質不但影響癌症病患生活品質,也會降低癌症治療效果及病患存活時間,目前大多是以營養支持為主,尚無專一的分子生物指標或有效的治療藥物。本計畫將探討IFIT2蛋白缺失誘發頭頸癌惡病質的詳細機轉與臨床意義,闡述IFIT2於頭頸癌惡病質發生之角色。此計畫成果可轉譯於頭頸癌惡病質的診斷,預防和治療。

Project IDs

Project ID:PC11208-0932
External Project ID:MOST110-2320-B182-023-MY3
Effective start/end date01/08/2331/07/24


  • Head and neck cancer (HNC)
  • IFIT2
  • Metastasis
  • Cancer cachexia
  • IL6
  • CCL2
  • Muscle atrophy


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