Published in Cancer Weekly, June 24th, 2003
The marker is E-cadherin, a glycoprotein that regulates epithelial cell-to-cell adhesion, according to Jun Inayoshi and colleagues, Niigata University School of Medicine. As recurrence increases, E-cadherin levels fall, their study data suggests.
"Because E-cadherin-mediated epithelial cell-to-cell adhesion is thought to suppress cancer cell invasion, the present study was performed to analyze the correlation between E-cadherin expression and the gross classification of...
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