Decreased preoperative serum fibulin-3 levels in colon cancer patients


Şimşek Ö., Kocael A., Kemik A., Vatankulu B., Kocael P., Halac M., ...More

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.19, no.21, pp.4076-4080, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.4076-4080
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Fibulin-3 is known to play a role in tumor cell malignancy, invasion and metastasis, as well as in the clinical progression of tumors. This study aimed to assess serum fibulin-3 levels in patients with colon cancer compared with healthy controls and its relationship to demographics and tumor pathology.