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Expression of Concern to: Decreased miR-198 expression and its prognostic significance in human gastric cancer

The Research to this article has been published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2016 14:33

Expression of Concern to: World J Surg Oncol

The Editor-in-Chief is issuing an editorial expression of concern to alert readers that this article [1] contains substantial overlap with articles published within a close time frame [2,3,4,5]. None of the authors have responded to any correspondence from the editor or publisher about this editorial expression of concern.


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    Cui Z, Zheng X, Kong D. Decreased miR-198 expression and its prognostic significance in human gastric cancer. World J Surg Oncol. 2016;14:33.

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    Kai, et al. Decreased miR-154 expression and its clinical significance in human colorectal cancer. World J Surg Oncol. 2015;13:195

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    Zhou, et al. Increased expression of LncRNA BANCR and its prognostic significance in human hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Surg Oncol. 2016;14:8

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