Prognostic value of endocan expression in cancers: evidence from meta-analysis

  title={Prognostic value of endocan expression in cancers: evidence from meta-analysis},
  author={Xing Huang and Chen Chen and Xin Wang and Jing-yuan Zhang and Bin-hui Ren and Da-wei Ma and Lei Xia and Xin-yu Xu and Ling Xu},
  booktitle={OncoTargets and therapy},
Endocan is a 50 kDa dermatan sulfate proteoglycan. Numerous previous studies have indicated that endocan might be an attractive prognostic tumor biomarker. However, the results of different studies are inconsistent. We conducted a meta-analysis to explore the association between endocan expression and cancer prognosis. A systematic, comprehensive search of the PubMed, Embase, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure databases was performed. Expression of endocan and its association with… CONTINUE READING

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