Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 is associated with progression of oral cancer and decreased survival
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- Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) was positively correlated with advanced tumor stage and decreased overall survival in a meta-analysis study.
- A total of 419 oral cancer patients from 9 studies were subjected to meta-analysis. The methodological quality of these studies was assessed for consistency in reviewing and reporting.
- Patients positive for MMP-9 expression had significantly decreased ...