Coexpression of IL-6 and TNF-α: prognostic significance on breast cancer outcome.

  title={Coexpression of IL-6 and TNF-$\alpha$: prognostic significance on breast cancer outcome.},
  author={Gregory A Tripsianis and Evropi G Papadopoulou and Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos and Sotirios Botaitis and Michael Katotomichelakis and Konstantinos Romanidis and Emmanuel N Kontomanolis and Ioannis K. Tentes and Alexandros H. Kortsaris},
  volume={61 2},
Presented study was conducted to investigate the prognostic significance of the coexpression of serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) in breast cancer, by correlating their presence with clinicopathological characteristics indicative of tumor progression and the overall survival of breast cancer patients. One hundred twelve consecutive patients with primary breast cancer were prospectively included and evaluated. Serum concentrations of IL-6 and TNF-a were measured by… 

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