Ilhan Oztop

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Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) and its receptor c-Met are suggested to play an important role in progression of solid organ tumors by mediating cell motility, invasion and metastasis. Overexpression of HGF and c-Met have been shown in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, their role in tumor progression is not clearly defined. The aim of this study(More)
PURPOSE Burnout is associated with decreased job performance and commitment, predicts stress-related health problems, and low career satisfaction. The specific objectives in our study were to assess the levels of burnout and to investigate the interrelationships between demographic characteristics and burnout health-care professionals working with cancer(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of our study was to investigate the immunohistochemical expression of TGF-beta1 and p27 in pancreatic adenocarcinomas and to compare the findings with the clinicopathological features and survival. We also aimed to evaluate the expression of TGF-beta1 and p27 in the context of other cell cycle and proliferation markers such as cyclin(More)
BACKGROUND Soft tissue sarcomas (STSs) are rare malignant tumors of embryogenic mesoderm origin. Primary thoracic STSs account for a small percentage of all STSs and limited published information is available. This study aimed to identify the prognostic factors for thoracic STSs and evaluate the disease's clinical outcomes. METHODS The medical records of(More)
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