Increased expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and its receptors, VEGFR-1 and VEGFR-2, in medullary thyroid carcinoma.
- Published Article
Mary Ann Liebert
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2010
The VEGF-A, VEGFR-1, and VEGFR-2 immunoreactive proteins are overexpressed in MTC lesions and might be implicated in tumor progression. It is not clear, however, if expression of these molecules provides prognostic information regarding the spread or outcome of MTC.
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