Co-expression of Bmi-1 and podoplanin predicts overall survival in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with radio(chemo)therapy.


PURPOSE This study was conducted to determine the expression of Bmi-1 and podoplanin in healthy oral mucosa and in untreated tumor tissues samples of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. All patients were treated by primary radio(chemo)therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS The expression of Bmi-1 and podoplanin was immunohistochemically… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.10.040

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