A study comparing various noninvasive methods of detecting bladder cancer in urine.

@article{Saad2002ASC,
  title={A study comparing various noninvasive methods of detecting bladder cancer in urine.},
  author={Amel Saad and Damian C. Hanbury and Thomas McNicholas and Gregory B Boustead and Shethah Morgan and Anthony C Woodman},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={369-73}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the nuclear matrix protein (NMP)-22 assay, bladder tumour specific antigen (BTAstat) test, telomerase activity (using the telomeric repeat amplification protocol assay, TRAP) and a haemoglobin dipstick test for their ability to replace voided urine cytology (VUC) for detecting bladder cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included… CONTINUE READING