Detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with urothelial cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplastic Cells, Circulating
  • Urologic Neoplasms
  • Urothelium

abstract

  • CTCs, detected by antibody capture technology, are present in 44% of patients with metastatic UC. Higher numbers of CTCs are seen in patients with a greater number of metastatic sites. One-third of patients have five or more CTCs providing a potential early marker to monitor response to chemotherapy.

publication date

  • February 25, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/annonc/mdn627

PubMed ID

  • 18836088

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 305

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 20

number

  • 2