Spontaneous apoptosis in gallbladder carcinoma. Relationships with clinicopathologic factors, expression of E-cadherin, bcl-2 protooncogene, and p53 oncosuppressor gene.

@article{Sasatomi1996SpontaneousAI,
  title={Spontaneous apoptosis in gallbladder carcinoma. Relationships with clinicopathologic factors, expression of E-cadherin, bcl-2 protooncogene, and p53 oncosuppressor gene.},
  author={Elizaburo Sasatomi and Osamu Tokunaga and Kohji Miyazaki},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 10},
  pages={2101-10}
}
BACKGROUND Although valuable information regarding spontaneous apoptosis in various human cancers has recently been obtained, spontaneous apoptosis in carcinoma of the gallbladder has not been studied. METHODS Apoptotic cells were visualized using the nick end labeling method in 49 cases of gallbladder carcinoma. The relationships between frequency of… CONTINUE READING