Diagnostic Marker of Aggressive Cancer in Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
Description and applications
A 700+ patient retrospective study with up to 20 years of follow-up data has identified methylation of 3 genes to be an important biomarker (p<0.005) of aggressive prostate cancers that would regarded as low risk by current standards (PSA and Gleason Score).
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KeywordsProstate cancer, Biomarkers, Diagnostic
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
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