Matej Horvat, Uros Potocnik, Katja Repnik, Rajko Kavalar, Vesna Zadnik, Stojan Potrc and Borut Stabuc
and disease dissemination: SDF-1a (stromal derived factor 1 alpha) located on chromosome 10, MMP7 located on chromosome 11, RAD18 located on chromosome 3, and MACC1 (metastasis associated in colorectal cancer 1) located on chromosome 7. 19 – 22 The aim of our study was to evaluate the role of SNPs in selected genes as prognostic markers in resectable CRC.
Patients and methods
We have conducted a study, regarding the role of selected SNPs in resectable CRC. In total, 163 consecutive patients treated surgically at University Medical Centre in Maribor