Team Uses Affy's OncoScan to Develop Prostate Cancer Prognostic Signature, Envisions Clinical Use | GenomeWeb

A team of researchers has identified a gene signature that could be used to predict a prostate cancer patient's metastasis-free survival at the time of diagnosis.

Using genomic information obtained from tumor samples via Affymetrix's OncoScan FFPE Express service paired with an internally designed algorithm, the researchers claim they can provide clinicians with a metastatic potential score to determine whether aggressive treatment of prostate cancer is necessary.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

In PNAS this week: genes involved in histone deacetylation in Arabidopsis, effects of pathogenic presenilin-1 mutations, and more.

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

A company is using facial recognition tools to identify genetic disorders from pictures, Technology Review reports.