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The role of RIP3 in prostate cancer

Kalin Kalchev


The process of necroptosis and its role in tumors with different locations have been studied in detail in the last few years. However, not much is known about its significance for prostate cancer, perhaps because necrosis is a rare morphological phenomenon in the prostate. In this study, we quantify the expression of the necroptosis marker RIP3 in tumor and non-tumor glands in cases of prostate cancer and analyze its correlation to some morphological parameters and patients' survival rate.


RIP3; necroptosis; prostate cancer

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