Published in Cancer Weekly, March 14th, 2006
"OC is the most lethal gynecologic cancer and its standard treatment consists of platinum-based chemotherapy after cytoreductive surgery. The p53 protein plays a critical role on different cellular processes in response to DNA damage and it is responsible for transcriptional induction of the P21 gene," investigators in Portugal reported.
"We have analyzed 114 blood samples in order to investigate the effect of the TP53 codon 72 and the P21 3'UTR polymorphisms in response to cisplatinum/paclitaxel chemotherapy for OC treatment. The genotypes of the...
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