Expression of Fas and Fas ligand in primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in association with grade of tumor differentiation.

BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate whether Fas (CD95) and Fas ligand (FasL) immunoreactivity in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are correlated with grade of tumor differentiation. METHODS A total of 31 cutaneous SCC specimens excised during 1997-2004 were collected from the four branch hospitals of the Catholic University of Korea. A… CONTINUE READING