Analysis of PIK3CA mutations and PI3K pathway proteins in advanced gastric cancer.

@article{It2017AnalysisOP,
  title={Analysis of PIK3CA mutations and PI3K pathway proteins in advanced gastric cancer.},
  author={Chie It{\^o} and Satoshi S Nishizuka and Kazuyuki Ishida and Noriyuki Uesugi and Tamotsu Sugai and Gen Tamura and Keisuke Koeda and Akira Sasaki},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2017},
  volume={212},
  pages={195-204}
}
BACKGROUND Although surgery and chemotherapy have extended advanced gastric cancer patient survival, some patients still experience relapse and metastasis. We postulated that PI3K pathway proteins could be prognostic biomarkers for the advanced gastric cancer patients. METHODS A retrospective cohort of 160 advanced gastric cancer patients receiving… CONTINUE READING