Collagenolytic Matrix Metalloproteinases in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease and Cancer


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer result in significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. In addition to the role of environmental smoke exposure in the development of both diseases, recent epidemiological studies suggests a connection between the development of COPD and lung cancer. Furthermore, individuals with concomitant COPD… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/cancers7010329


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