Gelatinase B expression as a prognostic factor in patients with stage II/III rectal carcinoma treated by postoperative adjuvant therapy


Unsal D., AKYÜREK N. , ÜNER A. , Erpolat P., Han U., AKMANSU M. , ...Daha Fazla

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS, cilt.31, ss.55-63, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/coc.0b013e318068b4e2
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.55-63

Özet

Objective: The matrix-metalloproteinases (MMPs) are thought to be critically involved in tumor invasion and metastasis. This retrospective study was aimed both to examine the gelatinase expression status in patients with rectal cancer and to investigate their prognostic value on survival.