PTEN as a Prognostic and Predictive Marker in Postoperative Radiotherapy for Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck

@inproceedings{Snietura2012PTENAA,
  title={PTEN as a Prognostic and Predictive Marker in Postoperative Radiotherapy for Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck},
  author={Miroslaw Snietura and Magdalena Jaworska and Joanna Mlynarczyk-Liszka and Aleksandra Goraj-Zając and Wojciech Piglowski and Dariusz Lange and Grzegorz Woźniak and Elżbieta Nowara and Rafał Suwiński},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Tumor suppressor PTEN is known to control a variety of processes related to cell survival, proliferation, and growth. PTEN expression is considered as a prognostic factor in some human neoplasms like breast, prostate, and thyroid cancer. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS In this study we analyzed the influence of PTEN expression on the outcome of a randomized clinical trial of conventional versus 7-days-a-week postoperative radiotherapy for squamous cell cancer of the head and neck… CONTINUE READING

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