[Expression of E-cadherin and uPA and their prognostic value in carcinoma of human larynx.].

@article{Wu2009ExpressionOE,
  title={[Expression of E-cadherin and uPA and their prognostic value in carcinoma of human larynx.].},
  author={Hai-yan Wu and Xiao-hui Shen and Rong-sheng Ni and X Y Qian and Xia Gao},
  journal={Zhonghua er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={1024-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the expression of E-cadherin (ECD) and uPA in laryngeal cancer and evaluate their clinical value in prognosis. METHODS ECD and uPA were determined by immunohistochemistry of Envision methods in carcinoma tissues of 51 patients of laryngeal carcinoma. All patients were followed and the prognostic factors were analyzed. RESULTS Among 51 patients' tumor tissues, 24 (47.1%) were negative expression of ECD, and 26 (51.0%) were positive uPA immunoreaction was observed… CONTINUE READING