TITLE

Airway epithelial gene expression to detect lung cancer in smokers

AUTHOR(S)
Nanguzgambo, A. B.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2008, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p774
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a research which cites that gene expression in normal large airway epithelial cells can be used as a lung cancer biomarker and improve the diagnostic sensivity of bronchoscopy by supplementing the current cytopathological methods. Where facilities become availabel for performing such gene biomarker testing, further invasive testing may be avoided.
ACCESSION #
34395940

 

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