Cytokeratin typing as an aid in the differential diagnosis of primary versus metastatic lung carcinomas, and comparison with normal lung

Abstract

Due to more efficient chemotherapy protocols, the number of second and even third primary carcinomas is steadily increasing. To denominate the possible origin of a carcinoma, different markers are available as an aid, e.g. hormones, proteins and lipoproteins, secretion products and cytoskeletal proteins. Cytokeratins (CKs) have gained new popularity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004280100508

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