Brain Glioma and Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) – is There an Association

@article{Machulla2001BrainGA,
  title={Brain Glioma and Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) – is There an Association},
  author={Helmut K.G. Machulla and Frank Steinborn and Astrid Schaaf and Volkmar Heidecke and Nikolai G. Rainov},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={52},
  pages={253-261}
}
Expression of human leukocyte antigens (HLA) is important for the immune response against infectious agents and malignant cells. Association of single HLA antigens or HLA haplotypes with disease has been investigated previously, and positive correlations between HLA and some cancers, such as cervical or nasopharyngeal carcinomas have been reported. In the present study, HLA antigen frequencies of 65 adult Caucasian patients with low-grade, anaplastic, or malignant astrocytic glioma (WHO grades… CONTINUE READING

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