MicroRNA expression in squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: associations with survival.

PURPOSE The dismal outcome of esophageal cancer patients highlights the need for novel prognostic biomarkers, such as microRNAs (miRNA). Although recent studies have established the role of miRNAs in esophageal carcinoma, a comprehensive multicenter study investigating different histologic types, including squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and adenocarcinoma… CONTINUE READING