• O. V. Horolec State institution "Zaporizhia Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education Ministry of Health of Ukraine"
  • V. A. Kashirin State institution "Zaporizhia Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education Ministry of Health of Ukraine"
  • L. L. Voroncova State institution "Zaporizhia Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education Ministry of Health of Ukraine"
Keywords: laryngeal cancer, HSP27


Heat shock protein 27 (HSP27) belongs to a family of ATP-independent chaperones and plays a fundamental role in cell physiology in various disease states, including cancer. So, it was found that serum HSP27 levels were significantly increased in patients with various tumors, but their significance in laryngeal carcinoma is not well defined.

Purpose of the study. Determination and comparison HSP27 serum levels at different stages of special treatment methods in laryngeal cancer patients.

Materials and methods. The studies were conducted in 31 patients of laryngeal cancer of T2–3 N0 M0 categories before treatment and at its various stages. The serum HSP27 levels analysis was carried out using the «ELISA» diagnostics test system by enzyme immunoassay.

Results. The serum HSP27 levels in patients before treatment and with various types of special treatment are statistically significantly higher than the control values. There was a decrease in serum HSP27 levels in patients after removal of the neoplasm and a slight increase in serum HSP27 levels after completion of radiation therapy.

Comparison of initial serum HSP27 values in patients with subsequent relapse of the disease with initial serum HSP27 levels in patients with positive treatment outcomes did not reveal statistically significant differences.

Conclusion. The serum HSP27 levels in laryngeal cancer patients are elevated and remain so at all treatment stages. Initial level of serum HSP27 cannot predict tumor recurrence.


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How to Cite
Horolec, O. V., Kashirin, V. A., & Voroncova, L. L. (2020). HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN 27 IN LARYNGEAL SQUAMOUS CELL CANCER TREATMENT. Modern Medical Technology, (3(46), 12-14. https://doi.org/10.34287/MMT.3(46).2020.2
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