Novel biomarker may predict lymph node metastases in patients with prostate cancer

April 2008
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p38
The article provides information on a study of the preoperative level of plasma endoglin in patients with prostate cancer. According to the study, the preoperative level of plasma endoglin in patients with clinically localized prostate adenocarcinoma may be the greatest predictor of pelvic lymph node metastases. An overview of the multivariable analysis of banked plasma is offered.


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