Increase in the circulating level of hepatocyte growth factor in pancreatic cancer patients


kemik ö., PURİSA S. , KEMİK A., TÜZÜN S.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.110, no.10, pp.627-629, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.627-629

Abstract

Objective: Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) has been reported the cause of many biological events, including cell proliferation, invasiveness, morphogenesis, and angiogenesis. Elevated HGF content in tumor tissue was reported to predict a more aggressive biology in breast and gastric cancer patients.