COX-2 expression of ampullary carcinoma: correlation with different histotypes and clinicopathological parameters

Abstract

Epidemiological studies suggest that regular intake of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with reduced incidence of gastrointestinal cancer. Several lines of evidence indicate that the antineoplastic effect of NSAIDs is attributable to COX-2 inhibition. The aim of our study was to assess COX-2 expression in a series of primary… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00428-006-0255-9

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