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Prognostic role of CD133 expression in colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis

Ke Wang1, Jianjun Xu2, Junshu Zhang13* and Jian Huang1*

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1 Cancer Institute (Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention & Intervention, National Ministry of Education; Provincial Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Medical Sciences), Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, 310009, China

2 School of Finance, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, Hangzhou, 310009, China

3 Department of Surgery, Linan People’s Hospital, Hangzhou, 311300, China

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BMC Cancer 2012, 12:573  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-573

Published: 5 December 2012

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