Published in Elder Law Weekly, September 27th, 2006
Study 1: The progression of renal intratubular neoplasia (RIN) to renal cell carcinoma (RCC) might be linked to increased expression of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2), warranting elucidation in further study.
"The role of inflammation in carcinogenesis is unknown. To determine the relationship between COX-2 expression, inflammation, and carcinogenesis in human RCC, we looked for COX-2 expression in normal and pyelonephritic kidney, RIN, and RCC tissues. COX-2 expression was assessed immunohistochemically in tissues obtained from 20 pyelonephritic kidneys, 16 normal...
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