Changes in CXCL12/CXCR4-chemokine expression during onset of colorectal malignancies

Vilma Frick, Claudia Rubie, Pirus Ghadjar & Martin K. Schilling
Introduction: Chemokines have been proposed to contribute to tumour growth and metastatic spread of several cancer entities. Here, we examined the relative levels of CXCL12/CXCR4 in resection specimens from patients with different malignant and non-malignant colorectal diseases as well as colorectal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]