Published in Cancer Weekly, May 29th, 2006
"MMP are proteolytic enzymes implicated in cancer progression and metastasis. We sought to determine the role of epithelial (tumor cell-derived) and stromal (host-derived) expression of MMPs in predicting the clinical outcome of patients with EOC," scientists in the United States reported.
"MMP-2, MMP-9, and membrane type 1 (MT1)-MMP expression was evaluated using immunohistochemistry in 90 invasive EOCs, and samples were scored for epithelial and stromal staining," explained A.A. Kamat and colleagues, M.D. Anderson Cancer...
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