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CD10 is a zinc dependent metallopeptidase, and its expression in stromal and/or epithelial cells of many carcinomas has been suggested to have prognostic value. This study investigates CD10 expression in epithelial and stromal cells of non small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC), and evaluates its prognostic value for this tumor and its histologic subtypes.(More)
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is responsible of 12.4% and 17.6% of all newly diagnosed cancer cases and mortality due to cancer, respectively, and 5-year survival rate despite all improved treatment options is 15%. This survival rate reaches 66% in the Stage 1 and surgically treated patients. Early diagnosis which could not be definitely and commonly achieved yet(More)
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