What is the Prognostic Significance of Ki-67 Positivity in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

@article{Xie2016WhatIT,
  title={What is the Prognostic Significance of Ki-67 Positivity in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma?},
  author={Shang Xie and Ying Liu and Xue Qiao and Rui-xi Hua and Kan Wang and Xiao-Feng Shan and Zhi-Gang Cai},
  journal={Journal of Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={758-67}
}
BACKGROUD Numerous studies have stated that Ki-67 is a good prognostic marker in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, some researchers believe the contrary. To address this controversy, we performed a systematic literature retrieval to estimate the prognostic significance of Ki-67 expression in patients with OSCC. METHODS Databases covering Pubmed, Ovid, Web of Science, Embase and the Cochrane library were searched regardless of publication year. Overall survival (OS), local… CONTINUE READING