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Expression of cell adhesion molecules in oesophageal carcinoma and its prognostic value.

Abstract:

Oesophageal carcinoma remains a disease of poor prognosis. Surgical cure rates are compromised by the fact that most patients are diagnosed at a late stage of disease because of the delayed onset of symptoms, by which time metastases and organ infiltration may have already occurred. Thus, invasion and metastases play a key role in influencing patient survival, and the search for novel treatments may therefore hinge on gaining insight into the mechanisms controlling these processes. It has bee...

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10.1136/jcp.2004.018036

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
58
Issue:
4
Pages:
343-351
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:5293d806-554f-4c67-bd76-d374acb028c9
Source identifiers:
122007
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pubs:122007

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