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Expression of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in gastric carcinoma: no evidence for prognostic value.
  1. D C Mangham,
  2. D C Rowlands,
  3. K M Newbold,
  4. G M Reynolds,
  5. J W Fielding,
  6. M T Hallissey
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Birmingham.


    It has been proposed that immunostaining with PC10, a monoclonal antibody against proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA), is of prognostic value in gastric carcinoma. Gastric carcinomas from a series of 90 patients in whom survival data were known have been studied. There was no relation between the degree of PC10 immunostaining assessed semiquantitatively and survival.

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