Background: Breast cancer has increased universally. Angiogenesis is an essential step for cancer growth, progression and metastasis. Recent studies have focused on Angiopoietin-2 as a promising biomarker in prospecting the prognosis of the cancer. Objective: Determine the relation between serum concentrations of Angiopoietin-2 and clinicopathological data in breast cancer patients. Methodology: This study is prospective, cohort type. It includes 30 women with breast cancer, who met the study criteria. The serum Ang-2 value was calibrated using ELISA technique. The data was processed using SPSS program. Results: Ang-2 serum levels were statistically significant associated with ER status (P = 0.036). However, no signifi¬cant correlation was observed between serum Ang-2 level and the other clinicopathologic param¬eters tested, including Histological type (P = 0.417), Clinical grade G (P = 0.91), Clinical stage T (P = 0.913), Clinical stage N (P = 0.086), PR status (P = 0.467), and HER-2 status (P = 0.791). Serum levels of Ang-2 for breast cancer patients was significantly higher than healthy control (20411.33± 6283.19 vs 1731.70± 368.35 pg/ml, P< 0.000). our data indicates that serum levels of Ang-2 has no correlation between the tumor grade and stage in breast cancer patients.
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Majd Haidar, Jumana Al Saleh. Determination of Serum Angiopioetin-2 levels in Breast cancer patients at Damascus University Hospitals. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4856-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00843
Majd Haidar, Jumana Al Saleh. Determination of Serum Angiopioetin-2 levels in Breast cancer patients at Damascus University Hospitals. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4856-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00843 Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-9-57
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