The prevalence of Th17 cells in patients with gastric cancer.

@article{Zhang2008ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of Th17 cells in patients with gastric cancer.},
  author={Bin Zhang and Guanghua Rong and Huafeng Wei and Meng Zhang and Jianwei Bi and Liye Ma and Xuchao Xue and Guo Wei and Xiaokang Liu and Guoen Fang},
  journal={Biochemical and biophysical research communications},
  year={2008},
  volume={374 3},
  pages={
          533-7
        }
}
Th17 cells have emerged as an important mediator in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. However, recent studies suggest a potential impact of Th17 cells on tumor. The current study was designed to investigate the possible involvement of Th17 cells in gastric cancer. Compared with healthy volunteers, patients with gastric cancer had a higher proportion of Th17 cells in peripheral blood. Notably, the increased prevalence of Th17 cells was associated with clinical stage. In addition, increased… CONTINUE READING

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