Published in Cancer Weekly, December 6th, 2005
"Two-hundred and four accessible cases of malignant melanoma from the Grampian region of Scotland, collected over a period of 4 years, were studied for standard prognostic indicators for comparison with microvessel density. The range of tumor thickness varied from in-situ melanoma to 14.8 mm," scientists writing in the journal Histopathology report.
"Microvessel density was assessed using the Chalkley technique on sections immunostained with CD31 antibody to identify endothelium. Vessel counts were performed in the peritumoral host tissue of all specimens," described I....
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