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Retraction Note: Decreased miR-154 expression and its clinical significance in human colorectal cancer

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The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2015 13:195

Retraction note: World J Surg Oncol

The Editor-in-Chief is retracting this article [1] due to overlap with the following articles (amongst others) [2,3,4,5,6].

None of the authors have responded to any correspondence from the Editor-in-Chief or publisher about this retraction.


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    Kai Y, Qiang C, Xinxin P, Miaomiao Z, Kuailu L. Decreased miR-154 expression and its clinical significance in human colorectal cancer. World J Surg Oncol. 2015;13:195.

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    Zhu, et al. Decreased microRNA-224 and its clinical significance in non-small cell lung cancer patients. Diagn Pathol. 2014;(9):198

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    Fo, et al. MiR-206 functions as a tumor suppressor and directly targets K-Ras in human oral squamous cell carcinoma. OncoTargets and Therapy. 2014;7

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    Tang M, et al. MicroRNA-145 downregulation associates with advanced tumor progression and poor prognosis in patients suffering osteosarcoma. OncoTargets Therapy. 2013;6:833–8

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    Ye, et al. miRNA-27b targets vascular endothelial growth factor C to inhibit tumor progression and angiogenesis in colorectal Cancer. Plos One. 2013.

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    Sun, et al. The microRNA-217 functions as a tumor suppressor and is frequently downregulated in human osteosarcoma. Biomed Pharmacother. 2015;71:58–63

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