Colon cancer stage-specific correlation between interleukin levels and K-ras positive/negative patients and healthy controls.

<p>Determination of interleukin (<b>A</b>) IL-17, (<b>B</b>) IL-22, and (C) IL-23 concentrations (pg/ml) in the tumor tissues of K-ras positive, K-ras negative colon cancer patients, and control patients in the various stages of colon cancer progression. Manumycin A was applied on normal and stage D patient samples. The data are presented as mean ± SD of samples for each group involved. Large bar indicates comparison between patient stage D and stage D+Manumycin treatment samples.</p>