Circulating macrophage colony stimulating factor as a marker of tumour progression.

  title={Circulating macrophage colony stimulating factor as a marker of tumour progression.},
  author={Raymond Mcdermott and Laurent Deneux and V{\'e}ronique Mosseri and Jacques V{\'e}drenne and Krishna Clough and Alain Fourquet and Jos{\'e} L Venegas Rodr{\'i}guez and J M Cosset and Xavier Sastre and Philippe Beuzeboc and Pierre Pouillart and Susy M. E. Scholl},
  journal={European cytokine network},
  volume={13 1},
Tumour expression of the macrophage colony stimulating factor (CSF-1 or MCSF) has been associated with an adverse prognosis in breast cancer, through an effect on the promotion of metastasis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical relevance of high circulating CSF-1 levels in patients with newly diagnosed breast tumours and correlate CSF-1 with clinico-pathological parameters. A secondary aim was to also measure CSF-1 in patients with other tumour types and at different… CONTINUE READING
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