Heli M Kukko

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma - a population-based epidemiological study in Finland with a clinical series of 181 cases
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 48:737-42. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma in a young pregnant woman
    H Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1530-3. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of endostatin in merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anticancer Res 27:2583-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery and 2Gastroenterological and General Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anticancer Res 27:2587-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vascular invasion is an early event in pathogenesis of Merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli M Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Mod Pathol 23:1151-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients
    Virve Koljonen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3231-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Second cancers following the diagnosis of Merkel cell carcinoma: a nationwide cohort study
    Virve Koljonen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:62-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with Merkel cell polyomavirus infection in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Harri Sihto
    Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:938-45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Expression of MMP-10, MMP-21, MMP-26, and MMP-28 in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Sari Suomela
    Department of Dermatology, University of Helsinki, Meilahdentie 2, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Virchows Arch 455:495-503. 2009

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma - a population-based epidemiological study in Finland with a clinical series of 181 cases
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 48:737-42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate its incidence and survival ratios, and to describe the clinical characteristics of Merkel cell carcinoma patients in Finland...
  2. ncbi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma in a young pregnant woman
    H Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1530-3. 2008
    ..No evidence of recurrence or disease progression was found 24 months after surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of endostatin in merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anticancer Res 27:2583-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the expression of endostatin in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and to correlate the expression with tumour growth and the development of metastasis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery and 2Gastroenterological and General Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anticancer Res 27:2587-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2) in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and to correlate the expression with tumour growth and the development of metastasis...
  5. doi request reprint Vascular invasion is an early event in pathogenesis of Merkel cell carcinoma
    Heli M Kukko
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Mod Pathol 23:1151-6. 2010
    ..This may support the role of sentinel node biopsy even in the case of very small primary Merkel cell carcinoma tumors...
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients
    Virve Koljonen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3231-5. 2009
    ..Some evidence suggests that MCC is more common in individuals with abnormal immune function resulting from viral infection, autoimmune disease or organ trans- plantation...
  7. doi request reprint Second cancers following the diagnosis of Merkel cell carcinoma: a nationwide cohort study
    Virve Koljonen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:62-5. 2010
    ..This risk may in part result from shared etiological factors between MCC and other tumour types, such as immunosuppression or possibly Merkel cell polyomavirus infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with Merkel cell polyomavirus infection in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Harri Sihto
    Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:938-45. 2009
    ..Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare malignancy of the skin. Integration of Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) DNA to the tumor genome is frequent in these cancers. The clinical consequences of MCPyV infection are unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Expression of MMP-10, MMP-21, MMP-26, and MMP-28 in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Sari Suomela
    Department of Dermatology, University of Helsinki, Meilahdentie 2, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Virchows Arch 455:495-503. 2009
    ..Expression of MMP-21 and MMP-28 seems to associate with the tumors of lesser malignant potential. We also confirm the previous finding on the role of MMP-10 in MCC pathogenesis...