Chemotherapy increases caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 in the serum of breast cancer patients


Ulukaya E., Karaagac E., ARI F., ORAL A. Y. , BALABAN ADIM Ş., Tokullugil A. H. , ...More

RADIOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY, vol.45, no.2, pp.116-122, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.2478/v10019-011-0006-7
  • Journal Name: RADIOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.116-122
  • Keywords: apoptosis, chemotherapy, M30, response to chemotherapy, breast cancer, CELL-DEATH, LUNG-CANCER, PREOPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY, APOPTOTIC MARKERS, BIOMARKERS, CARCINOMAS, PRODUCT, PREDICT, UPDATE, AGENTS
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Apoptosis is thought to be induced by chemotherapy in cancer patients. Therefore, the measurement of its amplitude may be a useful tool to predict the effectiveness of cancer treatment sooner than conventional methods do.