Comparative study of NMP-22, telomerase, and BTA in the detection of bladder cancer.

@article{Gawad2005ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of NMP-22, telomerase, and BTA in the detection of bladder cancer.},
  author={Iman A Abd El Gawad and Heba S. Moussa and Maha Nasr and Emad H El Gemae and Amr M Masooud and Ibrahim Khalil AL Ibrahim and Niveen M El Hifnawy},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={193-202}
}
PURPOSE The diagnostic efficacy of Nuclear Matrix Protein-22 (NMP-22), bladder tumor antigen (BTA TRAK), and telomerase activity was evaluated in urine in a trial to assess their value in the detection of bladder cancer and to compare it to that of routine urine cytology. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study included 46 newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients… CONTINUE READING