Apoptosis of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer patients.

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BACKGROUND The prescence of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the peripheral blood of cancer patients and their frequency has been correlated with disease status. METHODS In this study, CTCs were characterized by flow cytometry and fluorescence microscopy after immunomagnetic enrichment from 7.5-ml blood samples collected from patients with prostate… (More)

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@article{Larson2004ApoptosisOC, title={Apoptosis of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer patients.}, author={Christopher J. Larson and Jose G. Moreno and Kenneth J. Pienta and Steve Gross and Madeline I Repollet and S Mark O'hara and Thomas B. Russell and Leon W. M. M. Terstappen}, journal={Cytometry. Part A : the journal of the International Society for Analytical Cytology}, year={2004}, volume={62 1}, pages={46-53} }