Original Publication Date: 1 November, 2016
Publication / Source: Future Oncology
Authors: Jing Li, Qiuli Liu, Leslie H Clark, Haifeng Qiu, Victoria L Bae-Jump, & Chunxiao Zhou
Cervical cancer (CC) is one of the most common malignancies affecting women worldwide. While the morbidity and mortality associated with CC are decreasing in western countries, they both remain high in developing countries. Unfortunately, many issues about molecular mechanisms of CC are not clear yet. miRNAs are a group of small noncoding RNAs that could post-transcriptionally modulate the expression of specific genes and participate in the initiation and progression of multiple diseases including CC.