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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 736438, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/736438
Research Article

Expression Analysis of SPARC/Osteonectin in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients: From Saliva to Surgical Specimen

1Pathology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione Pascale”-IRCCS, Napoli, Italy
2Head and Neck Medical Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione Pascale”-IRCCS, Napoli, Italy
3Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Second Section of Oral Pathology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Received 11 July 2013; Accepted 1 November 2013

Academic Editor: Franco M. Buonaguro

Copyright © 2013 Gabriella Aquino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Table 1 : Main clinical features of the patients arranged in the retrospective TMA.

Supplementary Table 2 : Main clinical features of the patients arranged in the prospective TMA.

Supplementary Table 3: Significant correlation between SPARC stromal and tumor expression.

Supplementary Table 4 : Correlation between SPARC superficial tumor expression and main clinical features of the patients arranged in the retrospective TMA.

Supplementary Table 5 : Correlation between SPARC superficial stromal expression and main clinical features of the patients arranged in retrospective TMA.

Supplementary Table 6 : Prospective OSCC patients correlation between SPARC tumor expression and main clinical features, and between SPARC stromal expression and personal habits.

Supplementary Figure 1 : Percentage distribution of SPARC differential expression in the prospective TMA.

Supplementary Figure 1 : Percentage distribution of SPARC differential expression in the prospective TMA.

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