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Circulating Tumor Cell Count

Known as: CTC, Circulating Tumor Cells 
The determination of the amount of circulating tumor cells present in a sample.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
The release of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) into vasculature is an early event in the metastatic process. The analysis of CTCs… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Cellular heterogeneity within and across tumors has been a major obstacle in understanding and treating cancer, and the complex… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
CD44, a non-kinase transmembrane glycoprotein, is overexpressed in several cell types including cancer stem cells and frequently… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) may have utility as surrogate biomarkers and "virtual" biopsies. We report the clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
IntroductionThe persistence of circulating tumor cells (CTC) in breast cancer patients might be associated with stem cell like… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE As treatment options expand for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), a blood marker with a prognostic and predictive role… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Purpose: We reported previously that ≥5 circulating tumor cells (CTC) in 7.5 mL blood at baseline and at first follow-up in 177… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that the level of circulating tumor cells can predict survival in metastatic breast cancer… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Although peripheral blood stem cell collections (PBSC) are thought to have less tumor involvement than bone marrow (BM), the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The redox dye 5-cyano-2,3-ditolyl tetrazolium chloride (CTC) was employed for direct epifluorescent microscopic enumeration of… Expand
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