The expression of HLA class I antigen in prostate cancer in relation to tumor differentiation and patient survival.


The expression of HLA class I antigens was studied using the immunoperoxidase technique on 30 patients with prostate cancer and 29 patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). Forty-three percent of the tumors stained positive, in contrast to 21% of the BPH. An inverse relationship was noted between class I expression and degree of tumor… (More)


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