Clinicopathological correlations of cyclooxygenase-2, MDM2, and p53 expressions in surgically resectable pancreatic invasive ductal adenocarcinoma.
|Year of publication||2009|
|Type||Article in Periodical|
|Magazine / Source||Pancreas|
|MU Faculty or unit|
|Field||Other medical specializations|
|Keywords||pancreatic cancer; p53; COX-2; MDM2; prognostic factor; grade|
|Description||The reported findings confirmed the relationship of p53, MDM2, and COX-2 to biological process of pancreatic cancer. The expression of none of the examined proteins showed to be a valuable independent prognostic factor. On the contrary, grade and nodal status showed to be a valuable predictor of a worse survival.|