Prognostic significance of TP53 expression for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.

@article{Zhan2014PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of TP53 expression for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Ping Zhan and Ya-nan Ji},
  journal={Hepatobiliary surgery and nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={11-7}
}
BACKGROUND Various studies evaluated the relationship between p53 expression and the clinical outcome in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but yielded conflicting results. METHODS Electronic databases updated to Dec 2013 were searched to find relevant studies. A meta-analysis was conducted with eligible studies which quantitatively evaluated the relationship between p53 expression and survival of patients with HCC. Survival data were aggregated and quantitatively analyzed… CONTINUE READING