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Reproducible Blood Marker

Postby PressWatch » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:06 pm

From Presswatch

This is evidence to support the case for a substance known as VEGF as representing a significant and reproducible marker for the sadly adverse indication in resected (ie surgically removed ) Pancreatic Cancer.

It is a literature review and statistical analysis of existing data conducted by a team including Prof John Neoptholemous ( Liverpool) who is generously providing valuable information and support to the PCUK funded 'Study for Survival'

(http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/stud ... l_home.htm )


Smith RA, Tang J, Tudur-Smith C, Neoptolemos JP, Ghaneh P. Related Articles

Meta-analysis of immunohistochemical prognostic markers in resected pancreatic cancer.
Br J Cancer. 2011 Mar 29;. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21448172 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Includes VEGF, p53, p16,Smad4,bcl.bax, EGFR