Insulin-like growth factor-1 induces lymphangiogenesis and facilitates lymphatic metastasis in colorectal cancer.

TitleInsulin-like growth factor-1 induces lymphangiogenesis and facilitates lymphatic metastasis in colorectal cancer.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsLi Z-J, Ying X-J, Chen H-L, Ye P-J, Chen Z-L, Li G, Jiang H-F, Liu J, Zhou S-Z
JournalWorld journal of gastroenterology : WJG
Volume19
Issue43
Pagination7788-94
Date Published2013 Nov 21
Abstract

To investigate the expression of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1)/insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) in colorectal cancer (CRC) tissues and to analyze their correlation with lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic metastasis.

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0081368
Alternate JournalWorld J. Gastroenterol.