Sensitive Detection of Colorectal Cancer in Peripheral Blood by Septin 9 DNA Methylation Assay

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths despite the fact that detection of this cancer in early stages results in over 90% survival rate. Currently less than 45% of at-risk individuals in the US are screened regularly, exposing a need for better screening tests. We performed two case-control studies to validate a… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003759

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@article{Grtzmann2008SensitiveDO, title={Sensitive Detection of Colorectal Cancer in Peripheral Blood by Septin 9 DNA Methylation Assay}, author={Robert Gr{\"{u}tzmann and B{\'e}la Moln{\'a}r and Christian Pilarsky and Jens K. Habermann and Peter M. Schlag and Hans Detlev Saeger and Stephan Miehlke and Thomas Stolz and Fabian Model and Uwe Roblick and Hans-Peter Bruch and Rainer Koch and Volker Liebenberg and Theo Devos and Xiaoling Song and Robert H. Day and Andrew Z. Sledziewski and Catherine E Lofton-Day}, journal={PLoS ONE}, year={2008}, volume={3}, pages={434 - 437} }