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lung cancer and interleukin 17

Caner Cam, Bulent Karagoz, Tuba Muftuoglu, Oguz Bigi, Levent Emirzeoglu, Serkan Celik, Alpaslan Ozgun, Tolga Tuncel, Cihan Top
AIM OF THE STUDY: Interleukin (IL)-17 and IL-23 play roles in inflammation and autoimmunity. The function of the IL-17/IL-23 pathway has not been completely evaluated in cancer patients. We aimed to investigate serum IL-17 and IL-23 levels and their relationship with clinicopathological and biochemical parameters in lung cancer patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Forty-five lung cancer patients and 46 healthy volunteers were included in the study. IL-17 and IL-23 measurements were made with the ELISA method...
2016: Contemporary Oncology Współczesna Onkologia
Jing Liang, Xiaolin Liu, Qi Xie, Guoling Chen, Xingyu Li, Yanrui Jia, Beibei Yin, Xun Qu, Yan Li
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the antitumor effect of endostatin combined with tumor antigen-pulsed dendritic cell (DC)-T cell therapy on lung cancer. METHODS: Transplanted Lewis lung cancer (LLC) models of C57BL/6 mice were established by subcutaneous injection of LLC cells in left extremity axillary. Tumor antigen-pulsed DC-T cells from spleen cells and bone of mice were cultured in vitro. Tumor-bearing mice were randomly divided into three groups, including DC-T+endostatin group, DC-T group, and phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) control group...
August 2016: Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, Chung-kuo Yen Cheng Yen Chiu
X Chen, J Cao, B Y Chen
OBJECTIVE: To observe the interleukin-17 (IL-17) expression in lung tussiue of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and investigate the clinical significance. METHODS: A total of 50 patients receiving lung resections in General Hospital, Tianjin Medical University for lung cancer from October 2010 to October 2011 were included and divided into non-smoking COPD group (NS group), smoking non-COPD group (S group), smoking COPD group (COPD group) according to smoking status and 2013 COPD diagnosis standard...
July 12, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
Q Zhang, S Liu, K R Parajuli, W Zhang, K Zhang, Z Mo, J Liu, Z Chen, S Yang, A R Wang, L Myers, Z You
Chronic inflammation has been associated with a variety of human cancers including prostate cancer. Interleukin-17 (IL-17) is a critical pro-inflammatory cytokine, which has been demonstrated to promote development of prostate cancer, colon cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer and pancreas cancer. IL-17 promotes prostate adenocarcinoma with a concurrent increase of matrix metalloproteinase 7 (MMP7) expression in mouse prostate. Whether MMP7 mediates IL-17's action and the underlying mechanisms remain unknown...
July 4, 2016: Oncogene
Jiandong Mei, Lunxu Liu
Interleukin 17 (IL-17) is an important pro-inflammatory cytokine. It plays a critical role in mediating pathogen defense reactions, and the pathological inflammation of autoimmune diseases. IL-17 is also involved in various inflammation-related carcinogenesis. Cigarette smoking is one of the most important risk factors of lung cancer. Chronic inflammation caused by smoking and other factors is accompanied with overexpression of IL-17 within the airway, which reveals a potential relationship between IL-17 and lung carcinogenesis...
January 2016: Zhongguo Fei Ai za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer
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