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Association of galectin-3 expression with melanoma progression and prognosis

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)865-74
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Abstract

Galectin-3 plays an important role in adhesion, proliferation, differentiation, angiogenesis and metastasis in multiple tumours. To investigate the role of galectin-3 in melanoma pathogenesis we examined the expression of galectin-3 in melanocytic lesions and analysed the correlation between galectin-3 expression and clinicopathologic factors including patient survival and BRAF mutation status.

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