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The changes of Th17 cells and the related cytokines in the progression of human colorectal cancers

  • Jiansheng Wang1, 4,
  • Kaiyu Xu1,
  • Jing Wu1,
  • Chenghua Luo1,
  • Yuchen Li1,
  • Xuebin Wu1,
  • Hong Gao1,
  • Guosheng Feng1, 3 and
  • Bao-Zhu Yuan1, 2Email author
BMC Cancer201212:418

Received: 8 May 2012

Accepted: 31 August 2012

Published: 21 September 2012

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Original Submission
8 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nuh Rahbari
26 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Takuji Tanaka
10 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ida Silvestri
17 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Bao-Zhu Yuan
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-418

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Oncology, Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University
Department of Cell Biology, Institute for Biological Products Control, National Institutes for Food and Drug Control
Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Clinical Laboratory, Hebei General Hospital