Observational Study
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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 7, 2018; 24(25): 2733-2740
Published online Jul 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i25.2733
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Figure 3 Level of transforming growth factor-β and transforming growth factor-β+ regulatory cells affect 5-year survival for hepatocellular carcinoma patients. The 5-year survival rates for HCC patients with a high and low level of TGF-β (A), and TGF-β+ Treg cells (B) in their PBMCs. The survival rates were determined using the Kaplan-Meier method (log-rank test). TGF-β: Transforming growth factor-β; Treg: Regulatory cells; HCC: Hepatocellular carcinoma.