The Relationship between Urinary Pyridinoline, Deoxypyridinoline and Bone Metastasis in a Rat Breast Cancer Model.

BACKGROUND: Bone metastasis from breast cancer is often recognized clinically, but there are nonetheless several difficulties in diagnosis. In this study we used an animal model of bone metastasis from breast cancer and clarified the relationship between the urinary Pyd/Cr and Dpd/Cr and the progression of bone metastasis, compared with other bone related… CONTINUE READING