Prognostic significance of tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer: a meta-analysis of the literature

@inproceedings{Zhao2017PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer: a meta-analysis of the literature},
  author={Xixi Zhao and Jingkun Qu and Yuchen Sun and Jizhao Wang and Xu Liu and Feidi Wang and Hong Zhang and Wen Dong Wang and Xingcong Ma and Xiaoyan Gao and Shuqun Zhang},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
PURPOSE Tumor associated macrophages (TAMs) are important prognostic factors and have been proved to be associated with the invasion and migration of various cancer. However, the relationship between TAMs and breast cancer outcomes remains unclear. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Sixteen studies with a total of 4,541 breast cancer patients were included in this meta-analysis. Correlation of TAMs with overall survival (OS), disease-free survival(DFS), relapse-free survival (RFS), breast cancer special… CONTINUE READING
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