Humoral autoimmune response to nucleophosmin in the immunodiagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma

@inproceedings{Liu2015HumoralAR,
  title={Humoral autoimmune response to nucleophosmin in the immunodiagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={Mei Liu and Armando Varela-Ram{\'i}rez and Jitian Li and Li-ping Dai and Renato J Aguilera and Jianying Zhang},
  booktitle={Oncology reports},
  year={2015}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a worldwide prevalent cancer with an exremely poor prognosis. Detection of serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) and liver imaging techniques are the conventional methods used clinically for the identification of this malignancy. However, these techniques are not reliable for early diagnosis, and particularly the sensitivity and specificity of AFP in HCC diagnosis are not optimal. Therefore, there is an urgent need for the development of more sensitive and specific methods… CONTINUE READING

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