Cyclooxygenase-2 overexpression is associated with a poor outcome in resected ampullary cancer patients.


PURPOSE To identify potential prognostic molecular factors in ampullary adenocarcinoma that could be of significant importance. To this end, we examined the possible prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase-2 (Cox-2) and Survivin expression and the apoptotic index in a cohort of uniformly treated patients with ampullary cancer treated with radical surgical… (More)


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