Clinicopathological and Prognostic Significance of Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein (IAP) Family Members in Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Clinicopathological and Prognostic Significance of Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein (IAP) Family Members in Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Stephen Fung and Wolfram Trudo Knoefel and Andreas Krieg},
Simple Summary Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Although novel therapy regimens using immuno- and targeted therapy have improved survival for a subgroup of patients with lung cancer, the five-year survival rate is still poor. The inhibitor of apoptosis protein (IAP) family represents a heterogeneous group of anti-apoptotic proteins that are highly expressed in a variety of human malignancies. Despite conflicting results regarding the prognostic significance of… 
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