Prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in patients with pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis

@article{Han2013PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in patients with pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis},
  author={Lu Han and Wei Chen and Qicheng Zhao},
  journal={Tumor Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={2473-2480}
}
Increasing scientific evidences suggest that circulating tumor cells (CTC) in peripheral blood may be a powerful predictor of survival in patients with pancreatic cancer. However, many existing studies have yielded inconclusive results. This meta-analysis aims to assess the prognostic value of CTC in patients with pancreatic cancer. An extensive literary search for relevant studies was conducted on PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, CISCOM, CINAHL, Google Scholar, CNKI, and CBM… CONTINUE READING
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