Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha correlate with response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer.


It has been shown that serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) are increased in breast cancer patients. There are few data available on the reduction of serum levels of this cytokine following chemotherapy. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on serum concentrations of TNF-alpha and the relation to… (More)


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