Analytic and clinical validation of a prostate cancer-enhanced messenger RNA detection assay in whole blood as a prognostic biomarker for survival Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • Neoplastic Cells, Circulating
  • Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant
  • RNA, Messenger

abstract

  • This validated RT-PCR assay detecting prostate-specific RNA in whole blood is prognostic for survival and may assess patient risk in tandem with CellSearch CTC enumeration. Its clinical utility is being prospectively explored.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4113474

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.07.006

PubMed ID

  • 23954088

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1191

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 65

number

  • 6