Galectin-3 as a potential biomarker in colorectal cancer?

Kamali S., Yilmaz E., Sivrikoz E., Erturk M. O., Kamali G. H., Sivrikoz T. S., ...More

EUROPEAN SURGERY-ACTA CHIRURGICA AUSTRIACA, vol.47, no.5, pp.254-257, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background Colorectal cancer incidence is inclining in the past decades, and diagnosis relies mainly on colonoscopic screening. Galectin-3 is recently shown to be associated with colorectal cancer. This study aimed to correlate serum galectin-3 levels with pathologically proven colorectal cancer.