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Early Detection of Prostate Cancer by FACS

2014-08-27 03:36:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Early detection of prostrate cancer and development of metastases. The research will attempt to match the SCM test (structuredness of the cytoplasmic matrix) in lymphocytes as an early cancer detection test using Florescent Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) as a replacement for the CellScan instrument. The test is based on measurement of cellular changes in response to the specific prostate antigen, PSA.

Study Design

Observational Model: Defined Population, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Location

Urology Department, Ziv Medical Center
Safed
Israel
20100

Status

Recruiting

Source

Ziv Hospital

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:36:22-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.

Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).

Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.

Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.

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