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Copyright ©2009 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Mar 28, 2009; 15(12): 1499-1505
Published online Mar 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1499
Figure 1
Figure 1 Immunohistochemical staining. A: PRL-3 is negative or weak in adjacent (3 cm away from the tumor) normal gastric epithelial mucosa (× 40); B: In positive cases, PRL-3 expression in cancer cell cytoplasms is strong (× 200).
Figure 2
Figure 2 Overall survival curve. A: Entire cohort of 293 patients; B: Patients with stage III. Significant differences were observed between the two groups with PRL-3 negative and positive expression.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Patients who underwent curative surgery. A: Overall survival; B: Disease-free survival. Significant differences were observed between the PRL-3 negative and positive groups.