Expression of mesothelin in thymic carcinoma and its potential therapeutic significance Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • GPI-Linked Proteins
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Neoplasms

abstract

  • Mesothelin expression is frequently observed in advanced thymic carcinomas, infrequently in thymomas and is absent in thymic NETs. Due to strong, membranous expression mesothelin is a potential therapeutic target in thymic carcinoma.

publication date

  • November 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.09.015

PubMed ID

  • 27794397

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 104

end page

  • 110

volume

  • 101