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Cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) are expressed ubiquitously. Each of the four families of CAMs is comprised of glycosylated, membrane-bound proteins that participate in multiple cellular processes including cell-cell communication, cell motility, inside-out and outside-in signaling, tumorigenesis, angiogenesis and metastasis. Intercellular adhesion molecule-2(More)
THIEME Abbreviations ! CT computed tomography HCV Hepatitis C virus EHPVO extrahepatic portal venus obstruction ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopan-creatography HCC hepatocellular carcinoma. A 61-year-old man with asthma, diabetes melli-tus, cirrhosis secondary to chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and hepatocellular carcino-ma (HCC), was(More)
Pancreatic cancer is the one of the deadliest of all malignancies. The five year survival rate for patients with this disease is 3-5%. Thus, there is a compelling need for novel therapeutic strategies to improve the clinical outcome for patients with pancreatic cancer.  Several groups have demonstrated for other types of solid tumors that early passage(More)
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