Serum levels of transforming growth factor beta1 are significantly correlated with venous invasion in patients with gastric cancer.

@article{Lin2006SerumLO,
  title={Serum levels of transforming growth factor beta1 are significantly correlated with venous invasion in patients with gastric cancer.},
  author={Yingsong Lin and Shogo Kikuchi and Yuki Obata and Kiyoko Yagyu},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={432-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM The significance of serum levels of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 in the development of gastric cancer is unclear. The purpose of this study is to determine whether serum TGF-beta1 correlated with the clinicopathological findings of patients with gastric cancer. METHODS Transforming growth factor-beta1 levels in the serum of… CONTINUE READING