Original Articles

Serum Levels of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 in Breast Cancer Patients - Original Article

  • Özgür Kemik
  • Ahu Sarbay Kemik
  • Sefa Tüzün

Med Bull Haseki 2005;43(1):0-0


Matrix metalloproteinase 2 levels are important in metastasis of cancer.

Patients and Methods:

In our study, we investigated by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) of the serum matrix metalloproteinase 2 levels in 86 breast cancer patients.


We were found higher in patients with liver metastasis.


We suggested that serum matrix metalloproteinase 2 levels might reflect the severity of metastasis in breast cancer patients with liver metastasis.

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