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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Nitsche, Ulrich; Stangel, Daniela; Pan, Zheng; Schlitter, Anna Melissa; Esposito, Irene; Regel, Ivonne; Raulefs, Susanne; Friess, Helmut; Kleeff, Jörg; Erkan, Mert 
Title:
Periostin and tumor-stroma interactions in non-small cell lung cancer. 
Abstract:
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is one of the leading causes of cancer-associated mortality globally. Interactions of the cancer cells with the tumor microenvironment are essential carcinogenic features for the majority of solid tumors, such as pancreatic cancer. The present study investigated the role of stromal activation in NSCLC and analyzed the surgical specimens of 93 patients by immunohistochemistry with regard to periostin (an extracellular matrix protein), ?-smooth muscle actin (?-SM...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Oncol Lett 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
3804-3810 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
1792-1074 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie