Published in Cancer Weekly, April 8th, 2003
"Recent studies have elucidated that cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 is strongly related to cancer progression or development by means of its anti-apoptotic effect, enhancement of angiogenesis or decrease of cell-to-cell adhesive activity. However, there is no report on the relationship between COX-2 expression and angiogenesis in pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM)," researchers in Japan report.
"We examined the correlation between the overexpression of COX-2 and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in 65 lesions from 30 patients with PBM immunohistochemically," said A....
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