CD24 Expression Is a Novel Prognostic Factor in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

@article{Sano2008CD24EI,
  title={CD24 Expression Is a Novel Prognostic Factor in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Akihiko Sano and PhD FACS Hiroyuki Kato and PhD Shinji Sakurai and Makoto Sakai and Naritaka Tanaka and Takanori Inose and PhD Kana Saito and PhD Makoto Sohda and PhD FACS Masanobu Nakajima and PhD Takashi Nakajima and PhD FACS Hiroyuki Kuwano},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={506-514}
}
Esophageal cancer is one of the most difficult malignancies to cure, and identification of novel prognostic markers for patients with this disease is important. CD24 is a small highly glycosylated mucin-like protein. Several studies have shown that higher CD24 expression is significantly associated with shorter patient survival in various malignant tumors… CONTINUE READING