Prediction of Prostate-Specific Antigen Recurrence in Men with Long-term Follow-up Postprostatectomy Using Quantitative Nuclear Morphometry

@article{Veltri2008PredictionOP,
  title={Prediction of Prostate-Specific Antigen Recurrence in Men with Long-term Follow-up Postprostatectomy Using Quantitative Nuclear Morphometry},
  author={Robert Veltri and M. Craig Miller and Sumit Isharwal and Cameron Marlow and Danil V. Makarov and Alan W. Partin},
  journal={Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers \& Prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={102 - 110}
}
Background: Nuclear morphometric signatures can be calculated using nuclear size, shape, DNA content, and chromatin texture descriptors [nuclear morphometric descriptor (NMD)]. We evaluated the use of a patient-specific quantitative nuclear grade (QNG) alone and in combination with routine pathologic features to predict biochemical [prostate-specific antigen (PSA)] recurrence-free survival in patients with prostate cancer. Methods: The National Cancer Institute Cooperative Prostate Cancer… 

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