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Decorin (DCN), as an important component of the extracellular matrix (ECM), is a small leucine-rich proteoglycan and synthesized by fibroblasts. Although DCN is dysregulated in numerous cancer types, limited data are available on the expression level and important role of DCN proteins in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In our study, we examined the expression(More)
BACKGROUND Primary adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder is rare. The molecular and cellular events leading to its pathogenesis are not well delineated. The goal of this study was to investigate p53 and p16 expression, as well as HPV status, in a relatively large series of primary bladder adenocarcinomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty six cases of urinary(More)
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, malignant mesenchymal tumor of distinctive clinical, morphologic, ultrastructural, and cytogenetical characteristics. It typically arises in the extremities of adolescents and young adults, but has also been documented in a number of unusual sites, thus causing diagnostic confusions both clinically and(More)
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