Association of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 with radiotherapy response and prognosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.


BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) is suggested to predict the radiosensitivity and/or prognosis of patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). The present study was designed to investigate the clinical and prognostic effects of IGFBP-3 on ESCC. METHODS IGFBP-3 was detected by immunohistochemistry in paraffin… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40880-015-0046-2

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