Monika Kosacka

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INTRODUCTION Lung cancer is a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Galectin-3 is multifunctional protein, which is involved in regulation of cell growth, cell adhesion, cell proliferation, angiogenesis and apoptosis. Cyclin D1 together with other cyclin plays an important role in cell cycle control. Cyclin D1 regulates the G1-to-S phase(More)
INTRODUCTION Cytokeratins are important part of cytoskeleton. Cytokeratin 19 (CK 19) belongs to type I cytokeratins. Lung cancer is currently most frequently diagnosed neoplasm in males in many developed countries and in Poland. The prognosis in lung cancer remains unfavourable. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of cytokeratin 19(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Assessment of lung cancer patients' dietary habits before treatment enable medical staff to provide more individual, precise and complex care to patients, taking into consideration their nutritional status. The aim of this study was, therefore, to evaluate dietary habits related to lung cancer risk of lung cancer patients in comparison with(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Decreased total antioxidant capacity (TAC) has been reported in different neoplasms, including lung cancer. However, no study concerning the relationship between endogenous antioxidants, lifestyle factors, and TAC has been conducted among lung cancer patients. The purpose of the study was to investigate the associations between endogenous(More)
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