oncotarget

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

onco- +‎ target

Noun[edit]

oncotarget (plural oncotargets)

  1. (medicine) The target of a cancer therapy
    • 2015 April 12, Meichun Hu et al., “Lycorine is a novel inhibitor of the growth and metastasis of hormone-refractory prostate cancer”, in Oncotarget[1], volume 6:
      Many researches confirm STAT3 as a causal role in oncogenesis, and provide validation of STAT3 as an oncotarget for cancer drug discovery [ 18 ].