Single Disseminated Tumor Cell Detection in Peripheral Blood Sample of Patients with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using MAGE-A4

Mollaoglu N., Vairaktaris E., Nkenke E., Neukam F. W. , Ries J.

LABMEDICINE, vol.40, no.11, pp.665-668, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1309/lm1c9q8drhyeqhks
  • Title of Journal : LABMEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.665-668


Background: Present study aimed to investigate the single disseminated. tumor cells (DTC) in whole peripheral blood samples collected from patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) for the early detection of metastatic cells and prognosis by expression analysis of Melanoma Associated Antigen-A4 (MAGE-A4).