Recently, Lei et al., (2018) published an article in Cancer Medicine claiming a survival benefit of sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) and sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) expression in breast cancer patients. This controversial study opposes the prevailing view concerning the deleterious role of S1P in cancer. This is discussed in depth in the current opinion article.
- sphingosine 1-phosphate
- Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1
- breast cancer