Published in Cancer Weekly, August 23rd, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "renal cell carcinoma is a highly malignant and often fatal disease of the kidney. It is difficult to treat, often because metastases are common at the time of presentation. platelet-derived growth factor-D (PDGF-D) is a newly discovered member of the PDGF family; its function in tumor progression is largely unknown."
"Here, we examined the expression level of PDGF-D in human renal cell carcinoma by immunohistochemical staining using tissue arrays. We showed that human renal cell carcinoma expresses high levels of PDGF-D...
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