Prognostic significance of relevant markers of cancer stem cells in colorectal cancer - a meta analysis.

@article{Fan2012PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of relevant markers of cancer stem cells in colorectal cancer - a meta analysis.},
  author={Chuan-Wen Fan and Lei Wen and Zhong-De Qiang and Tie Ge Chen and Zongguang Zhou and Xian-ming Mo and Jian-kun Hu},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 117},
  pages={1421-7}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS To evaluate the correlation between the expression of stem cell makers and prognosis in colorectal cancer. METHODOLOGY Eligible studies evaluating the correlation between stem cell makers and prognosis were selected based on the references in PubMed, Embase and Cochrane libraries. Outcome measures included overall survival, relevant pathological parameters. Meta-analyses were performed by RevMan 5.0. RESULTS Seventeen eligible articles involving 3098 patients were included… CONTINUE READING