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ea0014p12 | (1) | ECE2007

Role of soluble Fas-antigen (sFas), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in adrenocortical carcinoma patients

Kushlinsky Nikolai , Britvin Timur , Kazantseva Irina , Kalinin Arian

The numerous growth factors and cytokines take part in mechanisms of tumor growth and metastasing.The aim of this study was determination of sFas, IL-6 and VEGF serum levels in 19 patients with adrenal cortical carcinoma (11 women and 8 men aged 21–72 years). The control group comprised 40 practically healthy donors (22 women and 18 men aged 19–70 years). sFas, IL-6 and VEGF before adrenalectomy and in the control were measured by ELISA. Mean I...