The expression of cyclooxygenase-2, VEGF and PGs in CIN and cervical carcinoma.

  title={The expression of cyclooxygenase-2, VEGF and PGs in CIN and cervical carcinoma.},
  author={Yinmei Dai and Xiangdong Zhang and Yunhua Peng and Ziren Wang},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={97 1},
OBJECTIVE To study the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and prostaglandins (PGs) in cervical tissues of differential pathological types, especially in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical carcinoma, and their possible relationships in carcinogenesis. METHODS Tissue blocks and blood samples from 20 normal cervix women, 20 cervix inflammation patients, 20 CIN patients and 40 patients with cervical carcinoma, respectively, at our… CONTINUE READING
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