Cytokines levels in prostate adenocarcinomas.

  title={Cytokines levels in prostate adenocarcinomas.},
  author={Maria Bălăşoiu and Adriana Turculeanu and Carmen Avramescu and Violeta Comănescu and Cristiana Simionescu and Laurențiu Mogoantă},
  journal={Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie},
  volume={46 3},
In this research, we determined the levels of IL-2, IL-6 and TNF-alpha at 60 patients with prostate adenocarcinomas situated in II, III and IV stages. The method used was ELISA quantitative. We observed that the IL-2 levels were normal in II stage, and the levels of IL-6 and TNF-alpha were lightly increased. In III and IV stages of prostate cancer the levels of IL-2 were very low and the levels of IL-6 and TNF-alpha were very increased. The high levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines are… CONTINUE READING

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