In vitro method for diagnosing and monitoring renal cell carcinoma using matrix metalloprotease-7 as humoral biomarker.


Matrix metalloprotease (MMP)-7 is associated with malignant aggressiveness and prognosis in various cancers. In renal cell carcinoma (RCC) tissues, it has been reported that MMP-7 is overexpressed in cancer cells and on newly formed vascular endothelial cells, and it is associated with cancer cell invasion and metastasis. From these facts, the possibility… (More)
DOI: 10.1517/17530059.1.3.433


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