Clinical significance of serum interleukin-17 levels in colorectal cancer patients

Karabulut S., Afsar C. U. , Karabulut M., Kilic L. , Alis H., Kones O., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.21, no.5, pp.1137-1145, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.1137-1145


Purpose: The proinflammatory cytokine, interleukin-17 (IL-17) plays a potent role in T-cell mediated angiogenesis and promotes tumorigenicity. The objective of this study was to determine the clinical outcomes of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients in relation to serum IL-17 levels.