Serum level of Interleukin-6 in Breast Cancer Iraqi Women

  • Amina N Al.Thwani


Objectives: The aim of this study is to estimate the roles of interleukine-6 in breast cancer Iraqi women and to assess the correlation between the serum levels of IL-6 with the progression of disease stage. Method: Fifty patients with proved diagnosis of breast cancer by clinical examinations presented to the Al alwyah hospital for gynecological diseases and obstetrics /Breast cancer early detection clinic) in Baghdad. All were females and didn’t have received any chemo/or radiological treatment .also 20 sample of apparently healthy women were involved as a control. The blood samples (5ml) were drown from all of the studied cases in order to be used for measuring their serum level of (IL-6) by using Enzyme –Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) . Result: Serum (IL-6) level were increased with high significant difference in Breast cancer patients and showed significant correlation in all disease stages as compared to control group with the highest level in stage I patients group. Conclusion: serum level of (IL-6) is highly correlated with breast cancer and might have detecting and diagnostic usefulness .

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AL.THWANI, Amina N. Serum level of Interleukin-6 in Breast Cancer Iraqi Women. Iraqi Journal of Cancer and Medical Genetics, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, jan. 2018. ISSN 2078-6123. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 06 aug. 2020.

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