Ana Paula Percicote

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ABStrACt Introduction: Nephroblastoma or Wilms' tumor is the most frequent renal cancer in children. Although its prognosis is favorable for most patients, it may relapse or have a fatal outcome. The characterization of risk groups by applying immunohistochemical biomarkers aims to adapt the treatment to its corresponding group as well as to reduce relapses(More)
ABStrACt Introduction: It is widely known that the expression levels of molecules involved in apoptosis regulation and cell proliferation have prognostic value in patients with neuroblastomas. Objective: To determine the expression of Ki67, B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2), phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN), BCL-2 associated protein X (BAX) and caspase-8(More)
BACKGROUND Medulloblastoma is a malignant, invasive embryonal tumor of the cerebellum and accounts for 20% of intracranial tumors in children. QSOX1, whose functions include formation of disulphide bridges, which are needed for correct protein folding and stability, formation of the extracellular matrix, regulation of the redox status and cell cycle(More)
1 MD. Pathologist; Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 2 PhD in Pathology; Preceptor of the Medical Residency at Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 3 MSc in Pathology; Pathologist at the Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 4 Medical Student; Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 5 PhD in(More)
First submission on 22/01/14; last submission on 16/06/14; accepted for publication on 16/06/14; published on 20/08/14 1. MSc of Health Sciences-School of Medicine of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC-PR); professor of Pathology at School of Medicine-PUC-PR. 2. Resident Doctor at Hospital Nossa Senhora das Graças, Curitiba-PR. 3. Resident(More)
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