Expression of Ki-67, Bax and p73 in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

  title={Expression of Ki-67, Bax and p73 in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={Wei Zhao and Bingyuan Zhang and Xiao Guo and Xianxiang Zhang and Jilin Hu and Xiao Sheng Hu and Yun Lu},
  journal={Cancer biomarkers : section A of Disease markers},
  volume={14 4},
BACKGROUND Hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCC) is defined as a cholangiocarcinoma located in the bifurcation of the right and left bile duct, constituting 40%-60% of all reported cholangiocarcinoma and 58%-75% of the extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. In this study, we aim to investigate the expression of Ki-67, Bax and p73 in the patients with HCC, and identify their potential roles in the prognosis of HCC. OBJECTIVE Thirty five HCC patients (male: 25, female: 10) with an average age of 62.8 years… CONTINUE READING


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