PGP9.5 as a marker for invasive colorectal cancer.

  title={PGP9.5 as a marker for invasive colorectal cancer.},
  author={Taiji Yamazaki and Kenji Hibi and Tsunenobu Takase and Ekmel Tezel and Hiroshi Nakayama and Yasushi Kasai and Katsuki Ito and Seiji Akiyama and Tetsuro Nagasaka and Akimasa Nakao},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  volume={8 1},
PURPOSE AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN We proved recently that PGP9.5-negative pancreatic cancer patients had significantly better survival rates compared with those who were PGP9.5 positive, and PGP9.5 may be a novel marker for indicating the prognosis of pancreatic cancer patients. In this study, we examined the expression of PGP9.5 in primary colorectal cancers using immunohistochemistry and correlated the result with the clinicopathological features. RESULTS Of 74 colorectal cancer specimens… CONTINUE READING

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