Detection of breast cancer cells in blood samples by immunostaining of the Thomsen-Friedenreich antigen.

Abstract

AIM Disseminated tumor cells are found in the bone marrow of patients with epithelial carcinoma and are correlated with a poor prognosis of the disease. Their detection is a technical challenge. This report describes a model system for the detection of cancer cells by co-immunostaining of Thomsen-Friedenreich and Her-2 antigens. METHODS & RESULTS Small… (More)
DOI: 10.2217/fon.13.24

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