Matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression correlated with tumor response in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer undergoing preoperative chemoradiotherapy


Unsal D., Uner A., Akyurek N. , Erpolat P., Dursun A., Pak Y.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, vol.67, no.1, pp.196-203, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2006.08.010
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.196-203

Abstract

Purpose: To analyze whether the expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their tissue inhibitors are associated with tumor response to preoperative chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer patients.