CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF OCT4 EXPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH CARCINOMA OF THE URINARY BLADDER
Dr. Morooj Jassim Mohammed* and Omar Adnan Ibraheem
Bladder cancer ranks as the most common neoplasm involving the urinary tract and the ninth most prevalent malignant tumor in the world. It is the sixth most prevalent malignant tumor in Iraq. The most common type of bladder tumors diagnosed is transitional (urothelial) cell carcinoma (TCC); it constitutes more than 90% of bladder cancers. Urothelial carcinoma is a highly heterogeneous disease that develops along distinct.
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