Rosario Costanzo

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BACKGROUND Numerous clinical studies have shown that anti-EGFR therapies are effective only in a subset of patients with colorectal cancer. Mutations in the KRAS and BRAF genes have been confirmed as negative predictors of the response to EGFR-targeted therapies.In this study we evaluated KRAS and BRAF status in 159 colorectal cancer samples obtained from(More)
UNLABELLED Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the urinary bladder is a rare entity, accounting less then 1% of urinary bladder malignancies. The vast majority of the neuroendocrine carcinoma of the urinary bladder is represented by small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma while just few cases of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) have been reported. In this(More)
Other investigations have demonstrated that pressure, exerted by fluid contained within the lumen of the closed neural tube, plays an important role in the morphogenesis of cranial regions of chick embryos. In this study, we investigated whether this pressure is involved also in the formation of the secondary portion of the neural tube--the portion formed(More)
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