TUMORI, vol.97, no.3, pp.286-289, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
chemotherapy, matrix metalloproteinase-9, non-small cell lung cancer, ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH-FACTOR, SERUM-LEVELS, EXPRESSION, MMP-9, ADENOCARCINOMA, PROGNOSIS, SURVIVAL
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Aims and background. The aim of the study was to investigate the alteration in serum matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) levels after chemotherapy and the association between the changes in serum levels of MMP-9 and response to chemotherapy in patients with advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer.