-Chemosensitivity testing in gynecologic oncology. Experiences with an ATP bioluminescence assay-.

@article{Kurbacher1996ChemosensitivityTI,
  title={-Chemosensitivity testing in gynecologic oncology. Experiences with an ATP bioluminescence assay-.},
  author={Christian Martin Kurbacher and Peter K Mallmann and Jutta Anna Kurbacher and Holger Huebner and Dieter Krebs},
  journal={Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde},
  year={1996},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={70-8}
}
In the present study, our first experiences with the ATP Tumour Chemosensitivity Assay (ATP-TCA), a novel method for pretherapeutic drug testing, are reported. During one year, a total of 111 samples obtained from patients suffering from different gynaecological malignancies (ovary: 53, breast: 41, others: 17) were sent for chemosensitivity testing. The quality of 104 single cell suspensions was sufficient for further processing. Evaluability rates ranged from 71% (breast cancers and non… CONTINUE READING