DNA Flow Cytometry Application to Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer

  • Lynn G. Dressler
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 77)

Abstract

The appropriate management of the breast cancer patient with early stage disease is a controversial/frustrating issue. Prognostic factors that could accurately predict tumor behavior would greatly aid both the clinician and the patient in their treatment decisions, The clinical trial setting affords one of the best opportunities to assess new treatment strategies as well as evaluate new prognostic markers. Several prognostic factors are currently being evaluated in a number of clinical trials throughout the United States, the most well established of these markers is DNA flow cytometry.

Keywords

Formalin Estrogen Oncol Paraffin Cyclophosphamide 

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