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IL6; Interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2) (7p21)
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IL6; Interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)

Location: 7p21
Alias: IFNB2

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  • Medline Search: cancer AND gene AND (IL6[TI] OR IFNB2[TI]) (PubMed)   Limit search to: [Last Year]  Limit search to: [Last 2 Years]   Limit search to: [Reviews]
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      IL6 and Prostate Cancer

  • Drachenberg DE, et al. Circulating levels of interleukin-6 in patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer. Prostate. 1999; 41(2):127-33    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Adler HL, et al. Elevated levels of circulating interleukin-6 and transforming growth factor-beta1 in patients with metastatic prostatic carcinoma. J Urol. 1999; 161(1):182-7    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Twillie DA, et al. Interleukin-6: a candidate mediator of human prostate cancer morbidity Urology. 1995; 45(3):542-9    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Medline Search: Serum IL6 and prostate cancer (PubMed)   Limit search to: [Last Year]  Limit search to: [Last 2 Years]   Limit search to: [Reviews]

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  •   IL6 Expression in Multiple Myeloma

  • Gado K, et al. Role of INTERLEUKIN-6 in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma. [Review] Cell Biol Int 2000;24(4):195-209    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Iwasaki T, et al. Clinical significance of interleukin-6 gene expression in the bone marrow of patients with multiple myeloma. Int J Hematol 1999 Oct;70(3):163-8    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in Hodgkin's Disease

  • Seymour JF, et al. Clinical correlates of elevated serum levels of interleukin 6 in patients with untreated Hodgkin's disease. Am J Med 1997 Jan;102(1):21-8    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in T-Cell Lymphoma

  • Yamamura M, et al. Circulating interleukin-6 levels are elevated in adult T-cell and survival. Br J Haematol 1998 Jan;100(1):129-34    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in Indolent Lymphoma

  • Fayad L, et al. High serum interleukin-6 levels correlate with a shorter failure-free survival in indolent lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma 1998 Aug;30(5-6):563-71    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in Breast Cancer

  • Zhang GJ, Adachi I Serum interleukin-6 levels correlate to tumor progression and prognosis in metastatic breast carcinoma. Anticancer Res 1999 Mar-Apr;19(2B):1427-32    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in Ovarian Carcinoma

  • Foti E, et al. IL-6, M-CSF and IAP cytokines in ovarian cancer: simultaneous assessment of serum levels. Oncology 1999 Oct;57(3):211-5    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Tempfer C, et al. Serum evaluation of interleukin 6 in ovarian cancer patients. Gynecol Oncol 1997 Jul;66(1):27-30    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Schroder W, et al. Concomitant measurements of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in serum and peritoneal fluid of patients with benign and malignant ovarian tumors. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 1994 Jul;56(1):43-6    Related articles (PubMed)

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  •   IL-6 Expression in Renal Cell Carcinoma

  • Ljungberg B, et al. Serum interleukin-6 in relation to acute-phase reactants and survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma. Eur J Cancer 1997 Oct;33(11):1794-8    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Blay JY, et al. Serum level of interleukin 6 as a prognosis factor in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Res 1992 Jun 15;52(12):3317-22    Related articles (PubMed)

  • Thiounn N, et al. IL-6 is a survival prognostic factor in renal cell carcinoma. Immunol Lett 1997 Jul;58(2):121-4    Related articles (PubMed)

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