Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 3rd, 2006
According to a study from England, "Epidemiologic studies implicate inflammatory stimuli in the development of ovarian cancer. The proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and both its receptors ITNFRI and TNFRII) are expressed in biopsies of this malignancy. We tested the hypothesis that TNF-alpha is a regulator of the proinflammatory microenvironment of ovarian cancer."
"A cancer profiling array showed higher expression of TNF-alpha in ovarian tumors compared with normal ovarian tissue, and cultured...
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